The Rhode Island Chapter of the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters Society was organized in September 1962. One of the primary goals of the chapter has
been to encourage and assist CPCU candidates to attain the CPCU designation.
The chapter's success over the years is directly attributable to the involvement
of the individual members who take advantage of the many opportunities the
CPCU Code of Ethics
"The basic objective of the Code is to serve the public interest, not only by specifying and enforcing the minimum ethical conduct rightfully expected of CPCUs, as professionals, but also by facilitating voluntary compliance with standards considerably higher than the required minimums."
CPCUs Should Endeavor at All Times to Place the Public Interest Above Their Own.
CPCUs Should Seek Continually to Maintain and Improve Their Professional Knowledge, Skills, and Competence.
CPCUs Should Obey All Laws and Regulations, and Should Avoid Any Conduct or Activity Which Would Cause Unjust Harm to Others.
CPCUs Should Be Diligent in the Performance of Their Occupational Duties and Should Continually Strive to Improve the Functioning of the Insurance Mechanism.
CPCUs Should Assist in Maintaining and Raising Professional Standards in the Insurance Business.
CPCUs Should Strive to Establish and Maintain Dignified and Honorable Relationships with Those Whom They Serve, with Fellow Insurance Practitioners, and Members of Other Professions.
CPCUs Should Assist in Improving the Public Understanding of Insurance and Risk Management.
CPCUs Should Honor the Integrity and Respect the Limitations Placed upon the Use of the CPCU Designation.
CPCUs Should Assist in Maintaining the Integrity of the Code of Professional Ethics.