Each IAIAsa member subscribes to the following Code of Ethics upon joining the organisation:
A. A member shall carry out his or her professional activities, as far as possible, in accordance with principles of sustainable development and the highest standards of environmental protection.
B. A member shall at all times place the integrity of the natural environment and the health, safety and welfare of the human community above any commitment to sector or private interests.
C. A member shall ensure the incorporation of environmental protection and social or socio-economic impact considerations from the earliest stages of project design or policy development.
D. A member shall not conduct professional activities in a manner involving dishonesty, fraud, deceit, misrepresentation or bias.
E. A member shall not advertise or present the member’s services in a manner that may bring discredit to the profession.