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Engineering Ethics Update: The New Model Code

Matthew R. Rechtien, P.E., Esq., Walter P Moore
February 10, 2021
Session Details

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Board of Directors approved an updated Code of Ethics in October 2020. This was the first large scale update of the code in over 40 years. Moving away from the traditional “Canons,” the new code focuses on the engineer’s ethical responsibilities to a variety of stakeholders, including Society, Natural and Built Environment, Profession, Clients and Employers, and Peers.

This SE University session helped provide insight into ASCE’s rationale and goals for the rewrite, and included an overview of what has been added, removed, or changed in the new Code of Ethics.

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