The IEEE Code of Conduct (PDF, 57 KB) describes IEEE members’ and staff’s commitment to the highest standards of integrity, responsible behavior, and ethical and professional conduct.
The IEEE Code of Ethics has been in existence since the merger with AIEE and IRE in 1963. Every IEEE member agrees to abide by the IEEE Constitution, Code of Ethics, Bylaws and Policies when joining.
Reports of violations, or concerns regarding potential violations, of IEEE Policies or the IEEE Code of Conduct can be filed anonymously through EthicsPoint at +1 888 359 6323 or by submitting an online report.
IEEE Policies (PDF, 977 KB):
The purpose of this Initiative is to ensure every technologist is educated, trained, and empowered to prioritize ethical considerations in the design and development of autonomous and intelligent systems.
Find information on the Legal and Compliance Department website to understand the function of the Department as well as important information related to IEEE and its compliance programs.