At the UN Biodiversity Summit in New York today, the video gaming industry showcased actions that they are taking around the issues of nature and biodiversity in games ranging from Angry Birds 2 to Subway Surfers.
Bush fires in Australia, typhoons in the Pacific, droughts in Africa, melting glaciers in the Arctic. Climate change continues to make headlines across the globe yet many people still find it hard to understand it as many of these events are remote from their daily lives.
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 seven recommendations to provoke new thinking, new collaborations, new games and real-world impact.