The Playing For The Planet Alliance was launched during the Climate Summit at UN Headquarters in New York. In total, the members of the Alliance have the ability to reach more than 1 billion video game players. In joining the Alliance, members have made commitments ranging from integrating green activations in games, reducing their emissions and supporting the global environmental agenda through initiatives ranging from planting millions of trees to reducing plastic in their products.
The initiative is facilitated by the UN Environment Programme with the support of GRID-Arendal and Playmob.
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Playmob is a gamer engagement platform, connecting purpose-led global brands and impact-led organisations to millions of gamers and encouraging them to take action for the SDGs.
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Members agree to
To join the Alliance, existing and new members agree to
MAKE SPECIFIC AND MEASURABLE COMMITMENTS
To write a specific letter of commitment to the United Nations Environment Programme outlining the commitment to be made.
SECURE THE SUPPORT OF COLLEAGUES AND PEERS
Secure the support of all relevant levels of the company and encourage peers and computers to engage.
SHARE LEARNINGS AND SUPPORT ONE WORKING GROUP
Commit to share learnings and non-sensitive information with others and participate in a working group.
UPDATE ON PROGRESS AND EVALUATE COMMITMENTS ONCE PER YEAR
Update on Alliance commitments once every 12 months and consider new commitments each year.
The Playing for the Planet Alliance is delighted to launch the second-annual Green Game Jam, bringing together the biggest names in video games across mobile, console and PC to educate and empower millions of players to act for nature.
The report showcases the progress made by some 19 companies that founded the UN Environment Programme-facilitated initiative and sets out the initiative’s plans for 2021.
Playing for the Planet report
How can the fastest growing media platform in the world be harnessed to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals and the urgent global needs they represent? We’ve summarised recent relevant developments in the video games sector, perspectives from over 50 thought leaders from the industry, and extracted six recommendations to…