Within normative moral theory, solidarity tends to be understood as a connection, a disposition, or a character trait that inclines an individual to aid others, often with an emphasis on the vulnerable. Three dominant approaches to solidarity correspond to society, the state, and social movements. A social-theoretical perspective of solidarity points to the cohesion of a community. In the context of the state, solidarity becomes an imperative to provide welfare or to ensure the well-being of members or citizens. In political theory and activism, solidarity is the rallying cry for movements of social change as well as the indicator of unity for a cause. These varying conceptions of solidarity take on additional focus and nuance in the context of business and economics.

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