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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 68
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 37
  • Emerging technologies 51
  • Environmental Justice 39
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 45
  • Privacy and Surveillance 52
  • Public and Community Engagement 42
  • Public Well-being 99
  • Responsible Innovation 53
  • Risk 72
  • Security 38
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 20
  • Social Justice 45
  • Social Responsibility 107
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 80
    • Economic 2
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 15
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Thursday, July 19, 2018 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>