As a responsible corporation, we recognize the need for wise, efficient and productive urban land use. To achieve this, it is essential that governments, communities and industry work together. As a land use and development professional, I will use my professional knowledge and expertise to further the enhancement of the land and the advancement of the quality of life of all who live on it. We ascribe to the following:
Respect for the Public
We will endeavor to enhance public understanding of the development process, to preserve the public’s confidence and trust in the development profession and to protect the public welfare.
Respect for the Community
Recognizing that development needs to be responsible and that new development plays an important role in directing communities, we will strive to provide quality housing and facilities to enhance the community.
Respect for the Land
Each parcel of land is a precious, distinct and irreplaceable portion of this distinct and irreplaceable planet. As a corporate member and as an official representative of the member of the Institute, we will treat it with the respect that it deserves, recognizing that we will be judged by the integrity and permanence of our developments, which will last generations.
Respect for the Larger Environment
As a corporate member we promote development which recognizes economic stability and which also respects the imperative of preserving a lasting, sustaining habitat for humanity.
Respect for the Consumer
Recognizing that a good reputation is priceless and that the quality of our product will determine the quality of our reputation, we will strive at all times to ensure the professional quality of our enterprise.
Respect for Future Generations
As a member of the Institute, we will foster dialogue with Governments, the public and industry in order to work towards realistic solutions to our community’s requirements. We recognize that an important part of this will be planning for long-term, balanced growth which will leave a proud legacy for the future. We are committed to establishing a comprehensive and reasonable framework to establish policies that anticipate the needs of future generations.
Respect for Others in the Development Profession
In both corporate and individual endeavours, we will treat others in the development industry fairly and honestly. As a professional, I will share my knowledge and experience, recognizing that both the people and the land will benefit from the dissemination of that knowledge.
Respect for Professionalism
We will support the Instituteʼs continuing efforts to create a [wider understanding of sound land use and development principles and practices and to disseminate knowledge thereof through its research and educational programs. We will observe the highest standards of professional conduct and will seek continually to maintain and improve professional skills and competence.
Respect for Free Enterprise
We support the free enterprise system believing that it provides the widest latitude for equality of opportunity, creativity, and innovation.
Respect for Personal Integrity
As a responsible corporate citizen and as a development professional we will exercise the highest ethical principles and will observe the highest standards of integrity, proficiency, and honesty in professional dealings. As a development professional, I will exercise due diligence in ensuring that my performance is at all times creatively, competently, and responsibly managed.