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

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Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

Using social simulations to turn business ostriches into lions in the strive towards a sustainable economy

When faced with the impending disaster of climate change, we can either adopt the policy of an ostrich, a fox, or a lion. An ostrich pretends nothing is happening. A fox only cares for itself and furthers its interests by way of deceit. A lion takes responsibility for the entire animal kingdom and deals with the problem head-on.

Confrontations and discussions for Disaster Risk Reduction governance

Confrontations and discussions for Disaster Risk Reduction governance

DRR is about making political choices to reduce disasters. It's also about defining priorities, stakeholders’ roles and attributing limited budgets.

How to Enhance Social and Emotional Learning. Photo by NeONBRAND on Unsplash

How to Enhance Social and Emotional Learning through Games

Classroom-based learning is one of the main ways to teach children emotional and social skills. Technology is changing the way we earn things today.

Experiencing the making of climate policies with CliMates

Experiencing the making of climate policies with CliMates

“You are never too small to make a difference.” - are the words of Greta Thunberg, who started to go on school strike to protest against the inaction with regard to the climate crisis which is ahead of us.

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(After)Fantasy

(After)Fantasy

SDG10, SDG11, SDG16, SDG17. Board game, social simulation. 2-4 hours. Players learn methods of cooperation, overcoming crises, and co-organizing activities.

PHUSICOS

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation represents a fictional setting (PHUSICOS region) at risk from extreme weather events and in which different stakeholder groups are represented.

Deep Sea Mining

Deep Sea Mining

Deep sea mining. Online Social Simulation. Around 2 hours.

The Future Game®: Simulation Learning

The Future Game®: Simulation Learning

The Future Game® is a dynamic workshop process. Collaborating in teams, you will make strategic decisions for a hypothetical region over a 20-year period.

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(After)Fantasy

(After)Fantasy

SDG10, SDG11, SDG16, SDG17. Board game, social simulation. 2-4 hours. Players learn methods of cooperation, overcoming crises, and co-organizing activities.

PHUSICOS

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation represents a fictional setting (PHUSICOS region) at risk from extreme weather events and in which different stakeholder groups are represented.

Deep Sea Mining

Deep Sea Mining

Deep sea mining. Online Social Simulation. Around 2 hours.

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.

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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(After)Fantasy

(After)Fantasy

SDG10, SDG11, SDG16, SDG17. Board game, social simulation. 2-4 hours. Players learn methods of cooperation, overcoming crises, and co-organizing activities.

PHUSICOS

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation

The PHUSICOS NBS simulation represents a fictional setting (PHUSICOS region) at risk from extreme weather events and in which different stakeholder groups are represented.

Deep Sea Mining

Deep Sea Mining

Deep sea mining. Online Social Simulation. Around 2 hours.

The Future Game®: Simulation Learning

The Future Game®: Simulation Learning

The Future Game® is a dynamic workshop process. Collaborating in teams, you will make strategic decisions for a hypothetical region over a 20-year period.