First Code Adopted by KIICE on 25 October 2007.
We, the members of the KIICE, in recognition of the importance of our technologies in affecting the quality of our life all over the world, and in accepting a personal obligation and responsibility to our professional job, its members and the communities we serve and assist, do hereby commit ourselves to the highest ethical and professional conduct and agree:
1. to accept responsibility in making engineering decisions and be in accord with the safety, health and welfare of the public, and to disclose promptly factors that might endanger the public or the environment;
ETHICS AND MEMBER CONDUCT COMMITTEEThe Ethics & Member Conduct Committee shall make recommendations for policies and/or educational programs to promote the ethical behavior of members and staff, and shall consider instituting proceedings related to matters of member and officer discipline and requests for support.
KIICE INVOLVEMENT IN MATTERS OF ETHICAL CONDUCTA. Infractions of the KIICE's Code of Ethics by members, when reported to and investigated and evaluated by the Board of Directors, or its designated representative, are subject to appropriate action by the KIICE's Board of Directors on the basis of procedures established by that body.
B. Members who are placed in jeopardy as a consequence of adherence to the KIICE's Code of Ethics may be offered assistance, provided that in the opinion of the Board of Directors or its designated representative such assistance is warranted
MATTERS OF ETHICAL PRINCIPLEA. The Executive Committee is empowered by the Board of Directors to enter an amicus curiae brief in any court in the KOREA. or in cooperation with cognizant national societies in other countries where a member of the profession is involved as a consequence of his taking a position on a matter of ethical principle.
RELATED OTHER THINGSThe other items not mentioned above follow to the main KIICE ethical principle. Approved by the KIICE Board of Directors