The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) believes that civil engineers are
The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) believes that civil engineers are "at the heart of society, delivering sustainable development through knowledge, skills and professional expertise."
ICE is a registered charity (no. 210252; no. SC038629 [Scotland]) that strives to promote and progress civil engineering.
ICE is an international membership organisation that promotes and advances civil engineering around the world. ICE is a qualifying body, a centre for the exchange of specialist knowledge, and a provider of resources to encourage innovation and excellence in the profession worldwide.
Our purpose is to qualify professionals engaged in civil engineering, exchange knowledge and best practice, and promote their contribution to society.
Our members help to create the structures and systems that sustain society. They are responsible for designing, building, maintaining and improving bridges, roads, canals, docks, office buildings, hospitals, schools, airports, power stations, railways, flood defences, water-treatment facilities... everywhere.