Corruption in the global construction industry is a huge economic burden estimated to approach $500 billion dollars annually. It occurs in every country regardless of the form of government, the level of development, or geographic location. ASCE is raising awareness of the real costs of corruption by being a catalyst for cooperation by being a catalyst for cooperation and action by engineers worldwide.

The Engineer's Charter

First adopted in 2005, the Engineer's Charter: Combating Corruption in Engineering and Construction is an important way for the world's engineering community to demonstrate its commitment to improving the welfare and quality of life for all. ASCE is asking individual engineers around the world to sign the Engineer's Charter and continues to promote the charter in countries across the globe.

Add your signature to the charter

Signing the Engineer's Charter represents your personal pledge to develop actions that will demonstrate zero tolerance for bribery, fraud, and corruption in engineering and construction. To add your name to the list of signatories:

  • Read the Charter in any of these languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, or Arabic
  • Fill in all information fields below and click "Submit"