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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 69
  • Corruption 8
  • Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity 41
  • Emerging technologies 52
  • Environmental Justice 46
  • Governance 38
  • Human Rights 43
  • Law and Public Policy 48
  • Privacy and Surveillance 53
  • Public and Community Engagement 47
  • Public Well-being 101
  • Responsible Innovation 54
  • Risk 76
  • Security 38
    • Biosafety/Biosecurity 7
    • Dual Use 7
  • Social and Political Conflict 20
  • Social Justice 48
  • Social Responsibility 108
    • Corporate Social Responsibility 10
  • Sustainability 88
    • Economic 3
    • Environmental 33
    • Social 12
    • Sustainable Development 18
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Cite this page: "Ethics and Society" Online Ethics Center for Engineering 9/18/2015 OEC Accessed: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 <www.onlineethics.org/Topics/29509.aspx>