Professional Societies Mission Statements and Codes of EthicsCodes of ethics of professional societies serve many functions: they may be aspirational, educational, or regulatory (with prescribed consequences). Take a look through this list of Code of Ethics of many geoscience professional societies to see the breadth of topics covered by these documents. What are the commonalities among these professional organizations? What topics are missing and could be recommended for further development and adoption by members?
American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Code of Ethics
American Geophysical Union
Mission and Core Principles | Report of the Task Force on Scientific Ethics : Review and Update of AGU Policies on Scientific Integrity and Professional Ethics (Draft; 2012)
American Geosciences Institute
Code of Ethics
American Meteorological Society
Constitution and Bylaws (see Article XII)
American Water Resources Association
Mission and Objectives
Objectives | Alberta Code of Ethics | British Columbia Code of Ethics | Manitoba Code of Ethics for Professional Engineering and Professional Geoscience | New Brunswick Code of Ethics (see document p 24/p 26 of PDF) | New Foundland and Labrador | Nova Scotia Code of Ethics
Mineralogical Society of America
Journal's Mission | Ethics follow http://www.geosociety.org/pubs/ethics.htm 'GSA's Ethical Guidelines for Publication'
Compilation of Codes of Ethics from Across the STEM Disciplines
See a comprehensive list from The Center for Study of Ethics in the Professions Illinois Institute of Technology.