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Operating Principles

Act at a global scale.

Integrate interconnections across levels.

Connect across sectors and issues.

Act with a sense of urgency short-term and support resilient sustainability for the long-term.

Harmonize conceptual opposites.

Conduct utilization-focused evaluations incorporating Blue Marble principles to match methods to the evaluation situation.

Engage in ongoing learning relevant to Blue Marble principles and practices.

Acknowledge and act on your stake in how the Anthropocene unfolds.

Design and evaluate transformation based on an evidence-supported Theory of Transformation.

Ensure that what is called transformation constitutes transformation.

Transform evaluation to evaluate transformation.

Integrate and network evaluations to inform and energize transformation.