As ACR works to support the mission of the organization ACR staff adheres to a number of principles that govern its work. ACR focuses on being:
- Consultative, inclusive, and decisive.
- Respectful: we believe that the quality of personal interaction is as important as its substance.
- Disciplined and results-orientated.
- Learning orientated and knowledge-based.
- Balanced in our information sources and approach to gender, culture and age.
- Transparent, honest, and sincere.
- Objective by creating and protecting a neutral space.
- Caring and empathetic.
- Pioneering in seeking new and better ways to be effective.