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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Latest Posts

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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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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New Games

Sustainability Alliance

Save the Climate Game

Climate Action, game. 30 min. Short Learn what you do to contribute to greenhouse gases and what you can do to reduce them with Save the Climate Game.
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Sustainability Alliance

Sustainability in Schools

Quality Education. Card game. 30-90 min. Learn how to integrate sustainability practices in schools, both in operations and in the classroom with Sustainability in Schools.
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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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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

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.
Read More
Sustainability Alliance

Save the Climate Game

Climate Action, game. 30 min. Short Learn what you do to contribute to greenhouse gases and what you can do to reduce them with Save the Climate Game.
Read More
Sustainability Alliance

Sustainability in Schools

Quality Education. Card game. 30-90 min. Learn how to integrate sustainability practices in schools, both in operations and in the classroom with Sustainability in Schools.
Read More
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!
Read More