Biosphere Awards

The UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards recognise organisations and individuals working for a more sustainable Isle of Man.
The UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards recognise organisations and individuals working for a more sustainable Isle of Man.
  • Our awards

    Entries have now closed for the UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man Awards 2021.

    The awards support the UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man’s aim of ‘Working Together for a Sustainable Future’.

    There are categories for Economy, Education, Energy, Enjoyment/Engagement and Environment.

    Results will be announced at an awards ceremony in October.

    Winners will receive hand crafted wooden trophies, will benefit from publicity and will be able to use a special award-winners’ logo on their websites and social media channels, demonstrating their commitment to a sustainable Isle of Man. They will also feature in the promotional video for next year’s awards.

    If you have questions about the awards, email biosphere@gov.im or ring 01624 686080.

  • Economy

    Economy: projects and initiatives that have contributed to our UNESCO Biosphere’s economy in a sustainable way

  • Education

    Education: projects and initiatives that educate and inform people about sustainable living in our UNESCO Biosphere

  • Energy

    Energy: projects that promote greener energy usage and energy saving, in line with our UNESCO Biosphere’s climate change commitment

  • Enjoyment/engagement

    Enjoyment/Engagement: projects and initiatives that contribute to enjoying and getting involved with our UNESCO Biosphere

  • Environment

    Environment: projects and initiatives that conserve and enhance the natural and built environment of our UNESCO Biosphere

  • Entering

    Entries have now closed for the awards.

    The awards will be judged by a panel from the public, private and third sectors in October. It will take into account entries’ innovation and impact.

  • Video

    Find out about our 2019 UNESCO Biosphere Awards here.

    And hear from winners in this video.

    Check out the video about the inaugural 2018 award-winners.

GET INVOLVED

If you love the Isle of Man and want to help keep it special, there are a variety of ways to get involved in UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man projects. Here are a few suggestions.

Please help us spread the word about Biosphere Isle of Man!