Games4Sustainability platform is a guide to making your sustainability message more compelling and accessible by employing games and social simulations.

Visit the Games4Sustainability blog and get inspired by stories of sustainability professionals, academics and organizations that applied social simulations and games in their areas of activity.

Browse the Gamepedia and find a perfect match for your needs from among 100+ games and simulations arranged by the Sustainable Development Goals.

Games4Sustainability platform is a guide to making your sustainability message more compelling and accessible by employing games and social simulations.

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Play Go Goals!

Play Go-Goals! – the SDG board game for children

The UN Regional Information Centre for Western Europe has developed the Go Goals! - a board game, targeted mainly at children. Play Go Goals!
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Cantor’s World: Can you plan to tackle the climate challenge?

Cantor’s World: Can you plan to tackle the climate challenge?

In Cantor’s World, you play the role of a chief decision-maker of a country. The other players would be chief decision-makers of different countries. You set what goals you want to achieve at the outset, in terms of which Sustainable Development Goals you wish to achieve.
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Taking sustainability to schools - Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash.

Taking sustainability to schools with Darcy Hitchcock

Darcy Hitchcock from the Sustainability Alliance in Arizona has developed not one but two games which can be applied in the children’s education context: Sustainability in Schools for teachers and administrators, and Save the Climate for pupils.
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Play fair on the World Environment Day. Photo by Andrei Ciobanu on Unsplash.

Play fair on the World Environment Day

You may raise environmental awareness among youth and inspire them to think about the Earth in a more long-term perspective by engaging them in serious games. The closest opportunity to get familiar with one of them - New Shores - a Game for Democracy coincides with the celebrations of the World Environmental Day!
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Go Goals!

Sustainable Development Goals. Board Game. 30-60 min. Go Goals! helps children understand the Sustainable Development Goals impact their lives.
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P.I.P.E.S. (Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation)

P.I.P.E.S.

Clean water. 2 hours. The Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation recreates features of an American system with aging infrastructure.
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Human Security Challenge

Human Security Challenge

Peace and Justice. Board game simulation. 2 hours and more. In the Human Security Challenge players face crucial trade-offs between long-term stability and short-term national interests.
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Cantor’s World

Reduced inequalities. More than 2 hours. The Cantor’s World has been designed for players to learn how the ‘IWI’ complements other indices.
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P.I.P.E.S. (Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation)

P.I.P.E.S.

Clean water. 2 hours. The Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation recreates features of an American system with aging infrastructure.
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Laudato Si

Laudato Si

Biodiversity. Board game. 30-60 minutes. In the Laudato Si game the players receive, for communal management, a beautiful, green forest.
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New Shores

New Shores: a Game for Democracy

Climate change. Democracy. Online game. More than 2 hours. New Shores is an multiplayer game that takes players on a quest to settle on a green island.
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The World's Future

The World’s Future

Social simulation. 5-6 hours. 11-44 players. THE WORLD’S FUTURE game is an interactive role-playing simulation game which enables players to face the great challenges of our time.
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Nexus Game

Nexus Game

Energy. Simulation. Water and energy. 2 hours and more. The Nexus Game gives participants a unique opportunity to get an insight into managing the water needs of energy production.
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Latest Entries

Play Go Goals!

Play Go-Goals! – the SDG board game for children

The UN Regional Information Centre for Western Europe has developed the Go Goals! - a board game, targeted mainly at children. Play Go Goals!
Read More
GoGoals logo

Go Goals!

Sustainable Development Goals. Board Game. 30-60 min. Go Goals! helps children understand the Sustainable Development Goals impact their lives.
Read More
P.I.P.E.S. (Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation)

P.I.P.E.S.

Clean water. 2 hours. The Public Infrastructure Participatory Engagement Simulation recreates features of an American system with aging infrastructure.
Read More
Human Security Challenge

Human Security Challenge

Peace and Justice. Board game simulation. 2 hours and more. In the Human Security Challenge players face crucial trade-offs between long-term stability and short-term national interests.
Read More