7 principles

From the framework the following principles for action have been identified.


  1. Wholeness
    Cultivate expressions of wholeness in people, communities and societies: creating environments for physical, emotional, mental and spiritual development through the practice of core capacities.
  2. Purpose
    Allow the unfolding of unique potential in individuals and communities: nurturing behaviors’ that provide purpose, meaning and direction in every activity
  3. Diversity
    Respect individual uniqueness and diversity: encouraging diverse perspectives and multiple expressions.
  4. Relationships
    Emphasize the quality of relationships: focusing on process and seeing the other as a competent partner.
  5. Participation
    Support the engaged participation of those concerned, involving everyone in decisions that impact them.
  6. Systems
    Recognize nested systems as influencing one another: providing opportunities for different sectors and disciplines to work together.
  7. Feedback
    Ensure conditions for feedback and self-organization: measuring what matters for the well-being and sustainability of any system.