ASCE upholds and pioneers the ethical standards of the profession.
Do you have questions about the application of ASCE's Code of Ethics to your daily life? Are you looking for discussion starters for a group on ethics topics? This resource may provide the tools you need.
ASCE is an official Link of the Order of the Engineer and regularly conducts Ring Ceremonies at national events and in conjunction with sections and branches. Participants take the Obligation of the Engineer and wear a steel ring as a reminder of their commitment to high ethics and professionalism.(Photo by David Hathcox)
In April 2005, ASCE introduced a new column, titled “A Question of Ethics.” Published each in month in Civil Engineering magazine, this column presents and discusses ethical cases considered by the ASCE Committee on Professional Conduct or ethical issues affecting the profession
Ethics is a cornerstone of civil engineering practice. ASCE maintains a variety of resources to assist you in learning about and adhering to the highest ethical standards. You will also find ethics related content provided by other engineering organizations.
Act now to nominate a peer for ethics award
Honor an engineer-leader for a specific accomplishment or for lifetime achievements that demonstrate superior ethics and leadership in professional practice or service to the public. Nominate a colleague by June 2 for the 2014 Professional Practice Ethics and Leadership Award. The winner will be presented a certificate and honorarium.
This brochure discusses what licensure is, the importance of licensure for civil engineers, licensing requirements, and ethical responsibilities. It includes ethical situations drawn from real-life situations.