CLCA Adopts Code Of Ethics

The California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA) has announced a new code of ethics and the establishment of a new Premier Membership category, which requires continuing education and participation in CLCA activities. The changes were adopted at CLCA’s recent general membership meeting. Beginning in 2013, CLCA members will be required to abide by a new code of ethics. These requirements are: • Professionalism: Maintain required licensing, insurance and ongoing education. • Values: Honesty, integrity and respect for the environment. • Committed …

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One comment on “CLCA Adopts Code Of Ethics

  1. Mark Carlson on said:

    I’m glad to see this move for betterment. However, I am questioning a few things: 1) shouldn’t these be “standard” rules to practice anyways?, and 2) how would any of these be enforced?

    I say this because of many things I’ve experienced in other organizations and their inability to really control or protect these expectations. Typically, these expectations tend to sound great, but that’s about it.

    And lastly, you mention “integrity” and I would like to know how this applies to all of your membership–contractor, manufacturer, and distributor. This has been a questionable thing as of late, due to so many manufacturers now selling direct to the homeowner market and bypassing the contractor and distributor. I would say the same for the distributor as compared to the contractor. Overall, there’s been a split from the once mutual relationships we all shared. Currently, we are losing this over shortsighted greed/sales.

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