Sustainable Mann

'Sustainable Mann' is a six-part pilot workshop series for Isle of Man businesses on sustainability, running in September and October 2022.
'Sustainable Mann' is a six-part pilot workshop series for Isle of Man businesses on sustainability, running in September and October 2022.
  • Sustainable Mann introduction

    Sustainable Mann, a six-part pilot workshop series for businesses, is run by UNESCO Biosphere Isle of Man, working with the Department for Enterprise, Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce, University College Isle of Man and the One World Centre.

    There are six workshops in the series, being held at St John's Mill on Tuesday mornings between 9.45am and 11.45am, with tea/coffee from 9.15am. Each session costs £5 to attend. All can be booked via the event section of Isle of Man Chamber of Commerce website. Scroll down to the workshop(s) you are interested in.

    Business that complete all six workshops will gain the Sustainable Mann accreditation.

  • Starting and growing a sustainable business

    The triple bottom line of profit, people and planet

    Led by Dr Christa McCartney, Lecturer in Sustainability, UCM

    13th September 2022

    Book here

  • Climate change for businesses

    Steps you can take to support climate change mitigation and adapt to climate change

    Led by Steve Forden, Head of Energy Policy, Isle of Man Government

    20th September 2022

    Book here

  • Greener energy for businesses

    Steps you can take to be more sustainable about your energy use

    Led by Steve Forden, Head of Energy Policy, Isle of Man Government

    27th September 2022

    Book here

  • Waste matters for businesses

    What’s in your rubbish bin and why you need to know

    Led by Stephanie Gray, Head of Waste Management, Isle of Man Government

    4th October 2022

    Book here

  • Circular economy for businesses

    How circular economy could help your business? A pragmatic approach

    Led by Dr Marlon Cruz, Engineering Consultant

    18th October 2022

    Book here

  • Nature and wildlife for businesses

    The benefits of biodiversity, what are your impacts and how you can act to avoid damage?

    Led by Dr Richard Selman, Head of Ecosystem Policy, Isle of Man Government

    25th October 2022

    Book here

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!