The resources below have been compiled for evaluators and others interested in developing a Blue Marble perspective. They provide important knowledge and context for global systems transformation design, implementation and evaluation. The resources are tagged with Blue Marble Evaluation principles and key themes.
Transformation is a critical cross-cutting theme, as the future of our species and our planet depends on our ability to transform systems for a more sustainable and equitable future.
The Blue Marble perspective requires that global initiatives take a systemic approach to their work, identifying the boundaries, perspectives and interconnections operating within the system.
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Developmental Evaluation (DE) seeks to enhance programs by…
Principles-Driven Responsive Philanthropy: Building Bridges Across Communities for Peace, Prosperity and Planet
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This webinar provides an in-depth look at how one foundation applied the Blue Marble Evaluation principles to their work.
GHR Foundation, an independent foundation based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, exists to be of service to people…
In this last webinar of 2020, Michael, Glenn and Pablo look back at the year 2020 and reflect on what we have learned about Blue Marble Evaluation's application in this rapidly changing world. Click here to watch a recording of this webinar.
Click here to watch a recording of our one-year anniversary sunrise ceremony, featuring a prayer for our Earth by Nicole Bowman and contributions and stories from members from around the globe.
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For this webinar, we will be joined by Tostan CEO Elena Bonometti to learn how a…
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This webinar will provide a space for panelists from a recent AEA session on the climate crisis to continue the conversation and answer questions.
The urgency of climate change presents an opportunity for action by evaluators on what…
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Summary: r3.0 (Redesign for Resilience and Regeneration) just hosted its 7th International Conference in September, and so in this webinar, they present a round-up of activity from it. The Program structure revolves…
Evaluation Facilitation principles meet Blue Marble Evaluation principles: Professional Development to be World Savvy in a Virtual World
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Learn how two professional development and capability-building trainers, Glenn Page and Michael Quinn Patton, are adapting to the online environment. Two principles-…
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Greg Watson is the Director of Policy and Systems Design at the Schumacher Center for a New Economics. His work currently focuses on community food systems and an initiative to improve global systems literacy. Greg has spent over 40…