Mission, Vision & Values

Mission – What matters most to us!

The object for which the institution is established is to advance the science and art of civil engineering surveying in all aspects of the specialisations of geospatial engineering and commercial management within civil engineering for the benefit of the public, by upholding and advancing the standards of education, competence, practice and conduct of its members.

Vision – Where are we going?

ICES is recognised as the foremost UK-based professional institution for specialists employed in geospatial engineering and commercial management in the civil engineering industry. ICES strives in all that it does to maintain and improve that position.

Values – How will we act?

Competence and Teamwork

We trust in our own qualifications, capabilities and expertise, and we accept a high degree of responsibility for our work. We build this trust every day by encouraging a culture of innovative ideas, solutions and continuing improvement. We treat everybody fairly and with equal opportunities.

Openness, Trust and Reliability

We have an open and positive attitude towards change that stays true to our values. Our flexibility, readiness to change, motivation and open and comprehensive communication helps us lead with confidence.

Honesty and Integrity

Through honesty, courtesy and reliability we build strong relationships with those with whom we work and represent. We adopt the highest integrity and ethical standards.