American Institute of Constructors
Ethics is at the center of being a Professional Constructor. Having individuals who share a common
ethical standard is essential for the construction industry. The AIC asks that all AIC Members, ACs and
CPCs to commit to the following AIC Constructor Code of Ethics.
AIC Code of Ethics for Constructors
The construction profession relies upon a system of ethical competence, management excellence, and
fair dealing in undertaking complex works to serve the public with safety, efficiency, and economy. The
members of the American Institute of Constructors are committed to the following Standards of
A Constructor shall have full regard to the public interest in fulfilling his or her responsibilities to
the employer or client.
A Constructor shall not engage in any deceptive practice, or in any practice which creates an
unfair advantage for the Constructor or another.
A Constructor shall not maliciously or recklessly injure or attempt to injure, whether directly or
indirectly, the professional reputation of others.
A Constructor shall ensure that when providing a service which includes advice, such advice shall
be fair and unbiased.
A Constructor shall not divulge to any person, firm, or company, information of a confidential
nature acquired during the course of professional activities.
A Constructor shall carry out responsibilities in accordance with current professional practice, so
far as it lies within his or her power.
A Constructor shall keep informed of new thought and development in the construction process
appropriate to the type and level of his or her responsibilities and shall support research and the
educational processes associated with the construction profession.