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									         NAEP
      Code of Ethics

A Code of Ethics and Standards of
   Practice for Environmental
          Professionals
                 History
   1975 Founders Subscribed
   1978 Revised to Present Form
   2002 Full Review
       NAEP Code of Ethics

   Code of Ethics
   Standards of Practice
   For Environmental Professionals
                Objectives

   Personal and Professional ethics
   Practice according to this code
   Fidelity to the public
   Benefit of mankind
                  Creed

   Recognize and reconcile needs

   Promote balance between natural and
    man-made

   Preserve present and future values
               Definition
Ethics:
   Discipline: good and bad & moral duty
    and obligation
   A set of moral principles or values
   A theory or system of moral values
   The principles of conduct governing an
    individual or a group
               Definition
Ethical:
   Of or relating to ethics
   Conforming to accepted especially
    professional standards of conduct



Synonym: see Moral
               Definition
Moral:
   Principles of right and wrong
   Right behavior
   One’s conscience
   Right and wrong action
                   Ethics
I will:

   Be responsible for data validity

   Encourage research, planning, design,
    management and review

   Examine all potential conflicts of interest
                  Ethics
I will not:

   Condone misrepresentation of work

   Engage in dishonest or discriminatory
    conduct

   Accept contingent fees
       Guidance for Practice
I will:

   Encourage early environmental planning

   Recognize total environmental
    management

   Incorporate best principles and practices
       Guidance for Practice
I will:
   Conduct work areas for which I am
    qualified
   Encourage and recognize professional
    participation
   Utilize interdisciplinary teams
   Seek and respect communication
       Guidance for Practice
I will:

   Be consistent with governing laws etc.

   Encourage early and open public
    participation

   Ensure technical and economic feasibility
    Professional Development

I will:

   Assist in maintaining integrity and
    competence

   Encourage education and R&D
    Professional Development
I will not:

   Lobby in the name of NAEP

   Advertise in a manner to discredit the
    profession
For Additional Information
         Contact
  Environmental Ethics Committee
  NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF
ENVIRONMENTAL PROFESSIONALS
         1-888-251-9902

								
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