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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 49
  • Environmental Justice 39
  • Governance 37
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 44
  • Privacy and Surveillance 50
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 51
  • Risk 72
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 19
  • Social Justice 44
  • Social Responsibility 106
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 78
    • 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: Monday, January 15, 2018 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>