Topic: Ethics

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Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change?

Are civil engineers doing enough to account for climate change? Emily Grubert, in a word, says, "No."

Part 2 of 2: ASCE’s new code of ethics explained

In the second of two parts, general counsel Tara Hoke discusses how the old and new ASCE Codes of Ethics compare to each other.

ASCE’s new code of ethics guides civil engineers

ASCE's new code of ethics has an easy-to-interpret hierarchical system and an approach that addresses issues of the day.

Part 1 of 2: ASCE’s new code of ethics explained

In the first of two parts, general counsel Tara Hoke highlights similarities and differences between ASCE’s new code of ethics and its predecessor.

ASCE installs new Code of Ethics

ASCE has updated the primary document that guides and protects decisions made by civil engineers around the world.

Engineers’ professional opinions must be grounded in observation and analysis

Perhaps unique among all learned professions is the extent to which an engineer’s services affect a multitude of interest groups.

FHWA proposes 10-year debarment for FIGG Bridge Engineers

A partially constructed reinforced-concrete pedestrian bridge collapsed during a post-tensioning operation. The bridge designer contests the government's findings.

Commonalities in association ethical codes highlight competency, loyalty

Other professional associations’ codes of ethics mirror ASCE’s in many ways.

Build your professional reputation on your own merit

Don't take credit for someone else's work.

Keeping Technology Ethical – Whose Responsibility Is It?

Make no mistake, Jacob Ward works the technology beat. He is an NBC News technology correspondent, the former editor-in-chief of Popular Science magazine and an author. But for him, staying on top of the latest technology trends doesn’t just mean gadgets and gizmos. Ward is most interested in the human behavior and ethical conundrums those tech trends reveal. So when he talks about the disruptive technologies that...