The games industry, with its boundless creativity, its constantly evolving interaction with technology and its ability to reach and inspire a global audience of billions is well equipped to start tackling the challenge of climate change.
It can be difficult to know where to start to tackle climate change, so we have partnered with Games London and the UN's Playing for the Planet Alliance to create a Green Games Guide to help companies think about how they can improve their approach to sustainability. We want to accelerate how we collectively tackle the challenges ahead, help games companies understand where they can make a difference and plan and shape milestones.View the Green Games Guide
With the impact of climate change already being felt, there is a clear need for urgent action at a business and collective sector level.
We hope that our Green Games Guide can help games businesses to take steps to:
Our Green Games Guide outlines how to address these aims including a five step process, created with Playing for the Planet and others, for how games businesses can reduce their impact on the planet:
1. Define your scope and timeline to reduce your carbon footprint
2. Calculate your emissions
3. Take bold and ambitious action to reduce your carbon footprint
4. When it’s impossible to avoid, hit the offset button
5. Ratchet, review and recommend to others
Dr Jo Twist OBE, Ukie CEO