The company has announced its alliance with Playing for the Planet and promises to reduce emissions and waste.
Bandai namco is one of the video game companies industry leaders. The Japanese have some of the most successful games of recent years, such as The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the titles of the popular franchise Dragon Ball: Dragon Ball Fighter Z and Dragon Ball Z Kakarot, or the recent Tales of Arise, which It has been an evolutionary step in the franchise.
But this time, the company’s commitment is to the planet. Bandai Namco has announced a partnership with Playing for the Planet which started in 2019 during the UN Climate Action Summit, committing to integrate ecological dynamics in video games and thus reduce emissions and waste, complying with the environmental agenda.
The company has presented its plan to improve business practices, which it will review annually for greater efficiency. Bandai Namco is committed to reducing carbon emissions in 35% by 2030 and achieve zero emissions by 2050, for all group companies. He has also participated in Green Game Jam 2021, organized by the United Nations Environment Program, creating an event for the PAC-MAN for mobile phones, where a message was shared raising awareness among players of the importance of reforestation and setting a goal that at least 10% of participants sign a petition requesting world leaders to forest protection.
The company seeks to be a mirror for its partnersThey are also planning a new event for Green Game Jam in 2022, focused on save and clean the oceans. The company seeks to be a mirror for its partners, and Yasuo Miyakawa, CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., has shared his pride in leading one of the first Japanese publishers and developers to join Playing for the Planet.
The group, in addition to its actions with Playing for the Planet, has initiated an internal sustainability policy for all group companies, among its initiatives, they have launched a program of Gundam recycling for Japan, where model buyers will have different points where they can deposit the excess plastic from the kits and the company will recycle them. In line with the companies that are demonstrating a commitment to the planet, Unity announced its zero carbon emissions target earlier this month.
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