Environment + Sustainability

article placeholder

Readers respond: Ethics and sustainable development

This Insider’s View comprises feedback sent to Civil Connection in response to my December column on ethics and sustainable development. I thank all the contributors for their time and effort in conveying their thoughts and hope that the responses promote further conscientious thought and timely advocacy and action on sustainability and related issues. Following are excerpts from readers’ responses, with links to the complete letters.... Read More...
article placeholder

Guidance on ethical dilemmas and the history of sustainable development

Have you ever found yourself between a rock and a hard place about a professional issue? As my career has progressed, I have. In such situations, the counsel of colleagues, mentors, and sometimes, the case studies from the American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Committee on Professional Conduct have proven valuable in deciding how to approach the dilemma. One such professional dilemma facing civil engineers is the sustainable development provisions of the ASCE Code of Ethics.... Read More...