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5 Reasons [Including Gamification] Mobile Is The Future Of Sustainability

We’ve seen gamification and sustainability intertwine many times over the past few weeks, most recently including efforts to save the Indian Tiger and Practically Green’s gamification award win.  It’s no surprise that this article lists a type of gamification on this list. via Zoe Fox @zoebfox, mashable.com Social media and technology hold a unique position […]

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Practically Green Awarded For Best Use Of Game Mechanics [Gamification] At The 2012 MITX Innovation Awards

Practically Green has been named a winner of Best Use of Game Mechanics (gamification), for this year’s MITX Innovation Awards. Practically Green creates engaging digital solutions for sustainability programs. via prweb.com Practically Green has been selected as a winner in the category of Best Use of Game Mechanics for the 2012 MITX Innovation Awards. The […]

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Gamifying Sustainability: The Carrot Beats The Stick

The traditional approaches to environmental or sustainability issues usually involve guilt or lofty goals. Why not gamify these initiatives to make them more tangible and even fun?  Gamification versus “shame-ification”–we’d all prefer the former. via Ashok Kamal @Bennuworld, sustainablebrands.com Would you rather be punished or rewarded? The answer is obvious. Would you rather pay a […]

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Green Gamification: A Game Of Monopoly For Green-Collar Jobs Instead Of Tycoons

via Michael J. Coren @MJ_Coren, fastcoexist.com GBO Hawaii puts players on the path to helping the state meet its renewable energy needs, but many pitfalls await. Board games reflect the times. Monopoly emerged during an epoch of industrial titans and robber barons. Twister transmuted the sexual revolution into four colored rows. Now, Scott Cooney has created […]

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