The role of the Ethical Principles Committee (EPC) is to be alert to issues with an ethical dimension in the broad engineering community and to provide advice and guidance to the Institution on issues of ethics and their impact on its practices. It should investigate and identify ways of providing information and support for members on professional conduct and ethical matters.
The role of the Ethical Principles Committee (EPC) Member is to take part in the discussions of ethical issues as they affect the Institution. The Committee should create a unifying point within the Institution which can bridge a number of current groups working in related areas It is also to ensure that the aims and objectives of the Institution are achieved and to support the needs of the membership and engineering community.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is a fundamental part of any career in engineering – ensuring 'professionally registered and active' engineers keep up to date by constantly learning and improving, developing skills and staying abreast of innovation. This will enhance your contribution to engineering and help you get the most out of your career. All volunteering roles offered by the Institution provide support for your CPD.
The IMechE will cover all reasonable expenses incurred to attend a committee meeting in person.