As a reputable Civil Engineering Consultancy we aim to uphold the highest standards of professional conduct including openness, fairness, honesty and integrity.

We promise to:

  • act in a reliable and trustworthy manner
  • respect confidentiality
  • be alert to the ways in which their work and behaviour might affect others and respect the privacy, rights and reputations of other parties and individuals
  • declare conflicts of interest
  • avoid deception and take steps to prevent or report corrupt practices or professional misconduct
  • reject bribery and improper influence


An addition we have a duty to obey all applicable laws and regulations and give due weight to facts, published standards and guidance along with the wider public interest. We will:

  • hold paramount the health and safety of others and draw attention to hazards
  • ensure our work is lawful and justified
  • recognise the importance of physical and cyber security and data protection
  • respect and protect personal information and intellectual property
  • protect, and where possible improve, the quality of built and natural environments
  • maximise the public good and minimise both actual and potential adverse effects for their own and succeeding generations
  • take due account of the limited availability of natural resources
  • uphold the reputation and standing of the profession


SACE will acquire and use wisely the understanding, knowledge and skills needed to perform our role. We endeavour to:

  • always act with care perform services only in areas in which they are currently competent or under competent supervision
  • keep their knowledge and skills up to date
  • assist the development of engineering knowledge and skills in others
  • present and review theory, evidence and interpretation honestly, accurately, objectively and without bias, while respecting reasoned alternative views
  • identify, evaluate, quantify, mitigate and manage risks not knowingly mislead or allow others to be misled


We will abide by and promote high standards of leadership and communication by always:

  • being aware of the issues that engineering and technology raise for society, and listening to the aspirations and concerns of others
  • promoting equality, diversity and inclusion
  • promoting public awareness and understanding of the impact and benefits of engineering achievements
  • being objective and truthful in any statement made in our professional capacity
  • challenging statements or policies that cause us professional concern