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Water Standards Programme

Start Date
Spring, 2024

9 weeks



The International Water Standards and Certifications training programme supports individuals and organisations in benchmarking their site against recognised standards and international certification schemes. This high-end training programme aims to provide best practice guidelines and support to participants in developing an action plan to achieving International Certification.

Programme Benefits

International Standards

Gain an introduction to Water Standards and Reporting Schemes

Gap Analysis

Develop a standardised charter for benchmarking against these standards

Water Strategy

Prepare a robust Water Strategy for your site

Secure Funding

Establish your eligibility for funding schemes such as GreenPlus (Enterprise Ireland)

Learning Experience

Live, expert-led workshops are provided to support individual trainees in developing a comprehensive action plan for their site as well as peer-to-peer learning opportunities. This programme is delivered over 9 weeks.  

Workshop Webinars

Workshop 1 – Introduction to Water Standards & Certifications
Workshop 2 – Understanding Your Catchment Area
Workshop 3 – Managing Your Stakeholders
Workshop 4 – Setting Targets & KPI’s

Project Charter 

This programme will support trainees in creating a strategy document which captures an action plan leveraging best practice guidelines. The project charter will capture the rationale for certification, identified targets and KPI’s and an agreed action plan. 

Who is this programme for?

This programme is aimed at professionals working in the areas of corporate sustainability, facilities management, resource efficiency and EHS, with responsibility for improving their site’s water stewardship leadership.

Start Date: Spring, 2024

Duration: 9 weeks

Delivery: Online

Cost: €1,250

Client Testimonials

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"Wyeth Nutrition Askeaton were the first site in Ireland to achieve Platinum Certification under the AWS standard. They were also the second Nestlé site in the world to earn this highest attainable rating. "

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"ABP Food Group were the first food processor in Europe to achieve Gold status of the EWS standard. They were also the first company in the world to become successfully certified under the EWS Multi-Site scheme."