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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 64
  • Corruption 7
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 36
  • Emerging technologies 44
  • Environmental Justice 36
  • Governance 35
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 43
  • Political and Social Conflict 19
  • Privacy and Surveillance 41
  • Public and Community Engagement 41
  • Public Well-being 97
  • Responsible Innovation 50
  • Risk 70
  • Security 37
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social Justice 44
  • Social Responsibility 100
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 8
  • Sustainability 80
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 34
    • Social 10
    • Sustainable Development 17
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Friday, April 28, 2017 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>