Academy of EMC

Started in 2018

Code Of Ethics

We, the Academy of EMC, hold the belief that product designers and development engineers have the responsibility towards the society to do everything possible within their sphere of competence to protect public and individual health and safety and the environment. Therefore, we agreed on a code of ethics, which was originally worded by the IEEE organisation and adapted for the Academy of EMC.

We, the product designers and development engineers, in recognition of the importance of our technologies in affecting the quality of life throughout the world, and in accepting a personal obligation to our profession, do hereby commit ourselves to the highest ethical and professional conduct and agree:

  1. to hold paramount the safety, health, and welfare of the public, to strive to comply with ethical design and sustainable development practices, and to disclose promptly factors that might endanger the public or the environment;

  2. to avoid real or perceived conflicts of interest whenever possible, and to disclose them to affected parties when they do exist;

  3. to be honest and realistic in stating claims or estimates based on available data;  

  4. to reject bribery in all its forms;  

  5. to improve the understanding by individuals and society of the capabilities and societal implications of conventional and emerging technologies, including intelligent systems;  

  6. to maintain and improve our technical competence and to undertake technological tasks for others only if qualified by training or experience, or after full disclosure of pertinent limitations;  

  7. to seek, accept, and offer honest criticism of technical work, to acknowledge and correct errors, and to credit properly the contributions of others;  

  8. to treat fairly all persons and to not engage in acts of discrimination based on race, religion, gender, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression;

  9. to avoid injuring others, their property, reputation, or employment by false or malicious action;  

  10. to assist colleagues and co-workers in their professional development and to support them in following this code of ethics.