In general stewardship is responsibility for taking good care of resources entrusted to one.
Stewardship in industry
- For example, product stewardship.
- For example, protecting the environment through recycling, conservation, and the like.
- In an organizational context, stewardship refers to management's responsibility to properly utilize and develop the talents of the members.
Stewardship in Islam
- See Khalifa.
- In a Christian context, stewardship refers to the responsibility that Christians have for the gifts that God has bestowed. In some settings, stewardship is operationalized as time, talent and treasure.