Welcome to
the Lean & Green Skillnet

The Lean & Green Skillnet is a National training network of over 400-member companies. We collaborate with organisations across Ireland to develop sustainable corporate skills development programmes and courses. The Lean & Green Skillnet is managed by Central Solutions on behalf of members and is co-funded through Skillnet Ireland and the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.

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The Lean & Green Skillnet is operated by 20FIFTYPartners. Our expertise is in designing and delivering world class, innovative programmes that apply best practice methodologies and focus on international standards.

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Upcoming Events

Introduction to Green Procurement

Next event: 20/02/2023

Venue: Zoom

The Climate Action Plan requires every public body to have a climate mandate.  With many public bodies already leading by example in energy effici..

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Introduction to Energy Management aligned to ISO 50001

Next event: 23/03/2023

Venue: Online with Live Tutor

An Energy Management System helps an organisation to cut energy costs and reduce the environmental impact of the organisations activities. It provi..

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Half Day Certified Water Steward Workshop – with Irish Water

Next event: 22/02/2023

Venue: Online with Live Tutor

Certified Water Steward
Irish Water have part..

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Lean Yellow Belt for Sustainable Business Training

Next event: 28/04/2023

Venue: Zoom

The Lean Yellow Belt for Sustainable Business programme delivers a Yellow Belt that provides learners with a comprehensive overview of Lean Six Sig..

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As well as financial support, the Lean & Green Skillnet has provided us with strategic guidance and innovative training programmes. Collaborating with the Lean & Green Skillnet has been a key success factor of our Operational Excellence Programme to date.

Stacy Franklin, Virgin Media

Senior BPI Manager

The ISO50001 Maintenance & Improvement Programme allows the energy management team, who will be implementing the system, to gain a deep understanding of the standard and design a structured system from the ground up in a way that works for the organisation.

Ivan Sproule


The Lean & Green Skillnet are always our first point of call for our sustainability or water stewardship training needs. The innovative tools and programmes we have received continue to deliver significant and sustainable results to the bottom line.

John Durkan

Sustainability & Environmental Manager, ABP Food Group

As an SME in the early stages of planning an in-house Lean programme, the Lean Champions Workshop provided helpful information and tools essential to our strategy’s development.

James Cleary

Change Manager, ACE Express

The Lean & Green Skillnet have taken a leadership role Nationally in the roll-out of innovative corporate sustainability and operational excellence programmes.

Ed Collins

Energy and Utilities Champion, GSK