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Playing for the Planet Climate Check: 10 Steps to Climate Leadership

Sam Barratt  (Chief, Youth, Education & Advocacy, UN Environment, Playing for the Planet)

Location: Room 3007, West Hall

Date: Wednesday, March 22

Time: 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass, Summits Pass, Expo Pass, Audio Pass, Independent Games Summit Pass

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Lecture

Vault Recording: Video

Audience Level: All

Net zero, offsetting, Scope 3, green activations – the race to a net zero world can feel overwhelming with deciphering what matters and what is a distraction, sometimes hard to tell. This year, GDC will be sharing the Playing for the Planet’s digital Climate Check to help attendees better understand where they are in their journey and what more they can do. In this session, join UNEP’s Sam Barratt as he dives more deeply into the 10 solutions from the Check (found here and on the GDC app) which is designed to get individuals working across the games industry on the path to net zero.


In this session attendees will learn 10 concrete solutions to facilitate their next step. It’s a chance to learn what some of the most effective actions are that we can all take to protect the planet. It will help attendees get started, get ideas on what more they could do and connected to the resources that can help them on their journey.

Intended Audience

This session is for anyone wanting to advocate for more sustainable practices within the company they work for in a simple and practicable way. It is designed to support any individual either curious or responsible for charting the sustainability journey within their workplace with signposts laid for good thinkers and best practice to follow.