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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Plexopolis with Jamie O'Brien

Talking Plexopolis with Jamie O’Brien

Thanks to their versatile nature, games and simulation tools are now widely appreciated by academics and businesses and willingly employed as a significant component of multipartner projects. We have had a chance to ask Dr Jamie O’Brien about how the Cimplex project incorporated games.
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End plastic pollution - Photo by Hermes Rivera on Unsplash.

End Plastic Pollution on Earth Day and beyond!

When plastic was invented in 1907, it was considered a breakthrough. For many decades, people experienced only the benefits of this light and easily accessible material, not knowing the damaging consequences it has for natural environment, human health, and the climate.
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World Rescue game with Sandhya Nankani

World Rescue game with Sandhya Nankani

We had an unique opportunity to interview Sandhya Nankani, the founder of the New York based company Literary Safari - the research and narrative design team behind the characters and stories in World Rescue game.
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Water Games for World Water Day 2018

Water Games for World Water Day 2018

With water covering more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and making up nearly 60% of human body, this valuable resource
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New Games

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World Rescue

SDGs, Peace and Global Citizenship. Mobile Game. Android and iOS. A narrative, research-based video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
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Public Health Challenge

Good health and well being. Board game. 2 hours. In Public Health Challenge six public health regions compete in an interconnected world to improve their population’s quality of life.
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Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Climate Action. Board game. 2 hours. In the Nexus! Challenge players face the crucial trade-off between long-term sustainability and short-term economic growth.
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Nexus! Challenge

Responsible production. Board game. 2 hours. In the Nexus! Challenge you can play a country or company and face obstacles to explore the resilience of the energy-food-water nexus.
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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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Gifts of Culture

Gifts of Culture

Cities and communities. Simulation. Floods and Culture. 1-2 hours. Gifts of Culture is a board game role-playing simulation of a diverse cultural community. It allows players to experience how cultural differences can lead to troubles but at the same time they can also be helpful.
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Latest Entries

Plexopolis with Jamie O'Brien

Talking Plexopolis with Jamie O’Brien

Thanks to their versatile nature, games and simulation tools are now widely appreciated by academics and businesses and willingly employed as a significant component of multipartner projects. We have had a chance to ask Dr Jamie O’Brien about how the Cimplex project incorporated games.
Read More
World Rescue logo

World Rescue

SDGs, Peace and Global Citizenship. Mobile Game. Android and iOS. A narrative, research-based video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.
Read More
Public Health Challenge logo

Public Health Challenge

Good health and well being. Board game. 2 hours. In Public Health Challenge six public health regions compete in an interconnected world to improve their population’s quality of life.
Read More
Climate Challenge

Climate Challenge

Climate Action. Board game. 2 hours. In the Nexus! Challenge players face the crucial trade-off between long-term sustainability and short-term economic growth.
Read More