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Sometimes referred to as macro ethics, these are broad ethical and social issues in engineering and science that call for the collective social responsibility of the science and engineering professions and societal decisions about research, practice, and technology.

Ethics and Society
  • Catastrophes, Hazards, Disasters 31
  • Communicating Science & Engineering 67
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 48
  • Environmental Justice 38
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 43
  • Political and Social Conflict 19
  • Privacy and Surveillance 47
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 71
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 44
  • Social Responsibility 102
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 77
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 11
    • Sustainable Development 15
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>