We believe in doing good for both people and the planet.
Embracer Group has been a signatory member of the UN Global Compact since December 2021. Supporting the UN Global Compact goes hand-in-hand with our core values and is a great way to create strong networks with other companies to gain and share insight. It is a strategic tool for our sustainability efforts and a way of mitigating risks while pursuing business opportunities.unglobalcompact.org
In May 2020, we partnered with Safe in Our World, an initiative that raises mental health awareness. Our group is growing, and with size comes responsibility. Our employees are our greatest asset and by committing to Safe in Our World, we can offer our subsidiaries and their employees training and other support to manage and prevent mental health issues. It is our commitment to raise awareness of mental health in our group. This allows us to level up together.safeinourworld.org
In February 2022, Embracer Group joined Women in Games as Corporate Ambassador. At Embracer Group, we engage thousands of people in our companies worldwide and many more through our games. For us, it does not matter who you are, where you come from, what you look like, or what games you love.
We advocate diversity because we know that diversity will ensure a greater variety of perspectives and competencies. This creates a better working environment for everyone and contributes to securing our business’ future. Gender equality and fair working conditions are of the highest priority for us.
We welcome initiatives that contribute to an improvement and change in the industry. We are delighted to collaborate with Women in Games and their efforts to create an equal playing field where everyone is welcome. Their valuable knowledge and available tools reinforce what we are already doing and will be a part of our continued commitment to supporting women in the industry.womeningames.org
Embracer has supported Able Gamers – an organization with the mission to combat social isolation through play – in various ways. One example is campaign fundraising. In addition, some Embracer studios have participated in Able Gamer courses in Accessible Player Experience (APX) emphasizing the importance of developing accessible games.ablegamers.org
Founded in 2019, PlayCreateGreen is the result of a joint commitment signed by Embracer Group and industry peers to UNEP´s initiative Playing for the Planet. PlayCreateGreen invites all gaming companies to become architects of a gaming industry-driven movement claiming ownership of and improvement in our carbon footprint. PlayCreateGreen has developed a green handbook by gaming companies for gaming companies with practical guides, examples, and inspiration for reducing carbon footprints and celebrating climate action. Embracer is part of the steering group and contribute actively together with industry peers to the future of Play Create Green.playcreategreen.org
We are proud to support Solvatten, a Swedish solution to provide people living in developing countries with safe and hot water in a portable, environmentally friendly way. Solvatten is a combined portable water treatment and water heating system that has been designed for off-grid household use in the developing world.
Solvatten has an average lifespan of 7-10 years, essential during the first years of life when children are most susceptible to waterborne diseases.
We chose Solvatten to compensate for our CO2 emissions for Fiscal Year 20/21. Additional support was added from Q1 of Fiscal Year 21/22: every time a new employee joins Embracer Group, we pledge that Solvatten ensures that one more person accesses safe and hot water through their innovative solution.solvatten.org
Embracer Group is a supporting partner of Kodcentrum. The work they do is in line with Embracer’s desire to create something substantial and long-lasting while encouraging children and youth to contribute to tomorrow’s future.kodcentrum.se
The Great Journey is a non-profit initiative with the mission to build a games industry in Värmland. We offer education in game development, events and activities as well as games and business development at our accelerator program. A community of like minded and access to competence and someone to talk to and get advice from.
The Great Journey is committed to play a role in building a sustainable and inclusive games industry where people can create their future. We support games entrepreneurs in their pursuit of success in creating fantastic games.
Find a friend, build a team, make a game.thegreatjourney.se
Embracer Group is a proud partner of Ung Företagsamhet Värmland and has through it started the project Make A Game, which also includes Mirage Game Studios and The Great Journey. Make A Game gives high school students the opportunity to run their own business, develop their own game and at the same time receive professional coaching from experienced people in the gaming industry during their high school years.
The project aims to strengthen the local region as an arena for computer and mobile games and contribute to a broader skill set for the industry as a whole.ungforetagsamhet.se
Embracer Group is a proud member of Dataspelsbranschen. Dataspelsbranschen (Swedish Games Industry) is Sweden’s trade association for video game companies.dataspelsbranschen.se
Since April 2021, Embracer Group has been a member of ISFE – the Interactive Software Federation of Europe. Since 1998, ISFE has ensured that the voice of a responsible games ecosystem is heard and understood, that its creative and economic potential is supported and celebrated, and that players around the world continue to enjoy great video game playing experiences. ISFE represents the video games industry in Europe and is based in Brussels, Belgium. Their membership comprises national trade associations in 18 countries across Europe which represent in turn thousands of developers and publishers at national level. ISFE also has as direct members the leading European and international video game companies.isfe.eu
Embracer Group is a global group of creative and entrepreneurial businesses in PC/console, mobile and board games and other related media. The group has an extensive catalog of over 850 owned or controlled franchises.
With its head office based in Karlstad, Sweden, Embracer Group has a global presence through its twelve operative groups: THQ Nordic, PLAION, Coffee Stain, Amplifier Game Invest, Saber Interactive, DECA Games, Gearbox Entertainment, Easybrain, Asmodee, Dark Horse, Freemode and Crystal Dynamics – Eidos. The Group has 138 internal game development studios and is engaging more than 16,500 employees in more than 40 countries.