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The Number One Educational Resource for the Game Industry

Session Name: Leveling up for Climate: 3 Ways Gaming Companies Can Take Action for the Planet
Speaker(s): Sam Barratt, Maria Sayans, Deborah Mensah-Bonsu, Nicolas Hunsinger, Nic Walker, Tommi Lappalainen, Yin Mengjia, Trista Patterson
Company Name(s): Playing for the Planet Alliance/UNEP, ustwo games, DMB Crew, Ubisoft, Space Ape Games, Rovio Entertainment Corp., TiMi Studio Group, Microsoft
Track / Format: Advocacy

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Overview: Organized by the Playing for the Planet Alliance, the panel discusses the ways the gaming industry can play for our planet. Facilitated by Sam Barratt, the Chief of Education, Youth and Advocacy Unit at the UN Environment Programme,nthe panel showcases the work of Playing for the Planet members especially in regards to decarbonisation of gaming platforms and integration of green activations in live games. The attendees will learn what the game industry is already doing to tackle the biggest environmental challenges we are facing and how their company can take action for the environment.

Game Developers Conference 2022

Sam Barratt

Playing for the Planet Alliance/UNEP

Maria Sayans

ustwo games

Deborah Mensah-Bonsu

DMB Crew

Nicolas Hunsinger


Nic Walker

Space Ape Games

Tommi Lappalainen

Rovio Entertainment Corp.

Yin Mengjia

TiMi Studio Group

Trista Patterson


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