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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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.
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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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Perspectives on serious gaming from a beginner the challenge of fininding the flow

Perspectives on serious game development from a beginner: The challenge of finding the flow

Having played a lot of different types of games, I thought I was well-prepared to do game design. Game design turns out to be harder than I expected.
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Water Games for World Water Day 2019

Water Games for World Water Day 2019

SDG 6 focuses on the task to “ensure availability of water for all”, but around 183 million of the global population lacks basic drinking water services.
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New Games

Bury me, my love

Bury me, my Love

Reduced Inequalities. Mobile game. 2 hours and more. Help a fictional Syrian migrant through an online chat as she flees Syria and tries to reach Europe.
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Ökonopoly

Ökonopoly

Decent Work and Economic Growth. Analog game with tokens and cards. 2 hours. Five economic experiments with themes ranging from price setting in a market to trading between nations.
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Tradeoff!

Tradeoff!

Various. Board-game. 1-2 hours. Determine where to place new develops to place new develops to find tradeoffs between development gains and ecosystem service losses.
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Once upon a tile

Once Upon A Tile

Sustainable Cities and Communities. Mobile game. 2 hours. Manage an evolving world by matching resource tiles and generating new results and products.
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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

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.
Read More
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.
Read More
Perspectives on serious gaming from a beginner the challenge of fininding the flow

Perspectives on serious game development from a beginner: The challenge of finding the flow

Having played a lot of different types of games, I thought I was well-prepared to do game design. Game design turns out to be harder than I expected.
Read More
Water Games for World Water Day 2019

Water Games for World Water Day 2019

SDG 6 focuses on the task to “ensure availability of water for all”, but around 183 million of the global population lacks basic drinking water services.
Read More