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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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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Nexus! Challenge with Herman van der Meyden

Nexus! Challenge with Herman van der Meyden

We talked with Herman van der Meyden from The Perspectivity Challenge. Read the interview to check what one of the developers of the Nexus! Challenge game thinks about the potential of games to tackle urgent global challenges.
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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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Game of Floods

Game of Floods

Sustainable cities and communities. Clean Water and Sanitation. Board Game. 1 hour. In the Game of Floods, players take into their hands a future of a hypothetical Marin Island.
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Hazagora

Cities and Communities. Social Simulation. 2 hours and more. In the Hazagora players become the inhabitants of a volcanic island. They are faced with a risk of a disaster that can occur at any given time.
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River Basin Game

Responsible Consumption and Production. Clean Water. 2 hours and more. In the River Basin Game, players become farmers whose main goal is to increase their income to maintain the wellbeing of their families.
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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

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.
Read More
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.
Read More
Nexus! Challenge logo

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.
Read More
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
Read More