Institute for Sustainable Events Course Catalogue

Courses have been created by industry-recognised event sustainability professionals, for event industry professionals like you. 

Programmes focus on real-world, event challenges and opportunities.

Sustainable Events Course Bundle

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The total cost of four courses is €910.
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Our Courses 

Delivering a successful event, sustainably, is never about just one element. Event Managers with the desire to fully embrace sustainable processes want methodologies, and systems that deliver outcomes across the board.  


Set the foundations of robust sustainable events with our proven top-down approach.

€280 (or buy the bundle)

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Events with

Designing purpose-driven events that are good for you, and good for the planet. 

€70 (or buy the bundle)

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Toward Zero Waste Events

Circularity, reducing waste, recovering resources and transparent materials flow.

€280 (or buy the bundle)

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Climate Responsible Events

Produce a climate-responsible event and play your part in the race to net zero emissions.

€280 (or buy the bundle)

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The Fundamentals of Sustainability and Strategy

In this course we review the fundamentals of sustainability and how to apply this to events. We help you develop a strategic approach, and sustainability framework, dive into issues identification, prioritisation and measurement.

9 discussion videos
6 trainer explainer videos
4 workshop templates
3 checklists
3 useful tools
2 policy templates

10 hours of core course content
+ as much time as you wish to do deep dives, and using our downloadable templates and tools.

Sustainable Event Fundamentals

Foundation Course

  • Sustainability
  • Social Responsibility 
  • Sustainable Development
  • Stewardship, Transparency
  • Inclusivity and Diversity
  • Sustainability Strategy
  • Six Step Strategic Framework
  • Sustainability Policy
  • Top management commitment
  • Issues identification and priorities
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Measuring results
One Payment €280


Events can be purpose-driven platforms for good

Events are a captive stage for positive messaging, and leading events are bringing purpose to centre stage. This mini course looks at trends in purpose-driven events and how to build an authentic higher purpose into any kind of event.

1 discussion video
3 trainer explainer videos

3 hours of core course content

Events with Purpose

Focus Course

  • Build authentic purpose
  • Purpose-driven event trends
  • Building social license
  • Purposeful production
  • Partnerships with purpose
One Payment €70


Circular and Zero Waste are the future of responsible events

Zero Waste and Circular Events are becoming the new normal. Now is the time to focus on what's possible by designing in zero waste systems proven to deliver results. 

21 trainer explainer videos
4 checklists/worksheets
1 contract inclusions 
2 workshop templates

10 hours of core course content
+ as much time as you wish to do deep dives, and using our downloadable templates and tools.

Toward Zero Waste

Specialist Course

  • Zero waste strategy
  • Inspire and activate stakeholders
  • reDesign processes
  • Eliminate waste from the system
  • Best practice resource recovery
  • Data collection
  • Performance reporting
One Payment €280


The decisions of today are the impacts felt tomorrow

In a world with significant climate change issues to manage, events via their owners, sponsors, production teams, managers, and attendees are becoming increasingly responsible for playing their part in the march towards net zero emissions.

4 discussion videos
10 trainer explainer videos
3 worksheets

5 hours of core course content
+ as much time as you wish to do deep dives, and using our downloadable templates and tools.

Climate Responsible Events

Specialist Course

  • Climate change and GHGs
  • What GHGs at your event?
  • Setting GHG boundaries
  • Scope 1, 2 and 3 GHGs
  • Reducing and avoiding GHGs
  • What and how to measure
  • Pre-estimating event GHGs
  • GHG Reporting
  • Carbon neutrality and claims
  • Mitigation, balancing, offsetting
One Payment €280