The statement from the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Council contains four fundamental principles which are designed to form the core of the codes of conduct published by the professional engineering institutions. All registered engineers and technicians have committed to working in an ethical and socially responsible manner in accordance with their institution’s code of conduct.

Our views on this document

SID have reviewed the statement released by the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Council and strongly support it. It sets out in more detail the ethical behaviour that Engineers should adhere to. We are pleased that this statement has been revised since its original publication in 2005.

We would recommend that you and your organisation review this statement and apply its principles to your own.

View and download the statement: http://www.engc.org.uk/professional-ethics