22 Feb '12, 1pm

Green Gamification Takes Root in the Big Apple

Green Gamification Takes Root in the Big Apple

In my green lexicon, "gamification" gets a special prize: it's among the clunkiest words to enter the sustainability conversation, yet may just have some of the greatest potential to alter the behavior of consumers, employees and households. Businesses are fast picking up on the promise. Gamification has unique synergy with green behaviors, with a knack for turning virtuous green actions -- such as carpooling or switching to CFLs -- from worthy but kinda joyless chores into tasks that earn rewards, gain recognition, and can turn ambivalent consumers into eager eco evangelists. As part of Social Media Week 's sprawling, 12-city lollapalooza of digital media events, the New York series included a panel entitled "Gamification: Combining Social Media & Game Mechanics to Promote Sustainability " that I caught late last week. The panel brought together two recently sprouted star...

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