About IEMS

Who we are

The Institute of Environmental Management and Sustainability.

Institute of Environmental Management and Sustainability, headquartered at Sharjah, offers interactive learning, innovation and skill set advancement for a growing community of public and private sector clients within the GCC.

Established in 2017, the semi-government entity provides cutting-edge educational and development opportunities at all levels, from vocational to recognised accredited, industry-specific qualifications within the environmental and waste sectors.

IEMS’s team of highly qualified industry professionals and international experts has developed a world-class schedule of quality focused, best-in-class and industry specific training courses, programs and workshops designed to support clients’ commitment to corporate and government sustainability goals. The institute is affiliated with and accredited by leading educational bodies including Waste Management Industry Training Advisory Board (WAMITAB), the Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM), and the Institute of Motor Industry (IMI).

Our services cover


  • Environmental & Sustainable

    Provide accredited programs inclusive of qualifications that meet the needs of the environmental, sustainability, waste and resource sectors
  • Digital& Immersive Learning

    IEMS Academy has a key focus on the focused utilization of augmented reality and virtual reality learning techniques for greater accessibility and flexibility
  • Learn for the future

    To close the growing skills gap of most economies, IEMS Academy is developing a core range of programmes that connect working professionals to skills of the future

Our Vision

The Vision of I.E.M.S Academy is to provide unique and quality training interventions that are innovative, inspirational and internationally accredited where appropriate, with an aim to develop a development pipeline for future jobs.

Learning and Development Philosophy

IEMS Academy has a number of strategic training arms which are the driving force behind the delivery of learning and development opportunities.

  • Flexible: Offer flexible, blended and responsive learning programs that enable clients to complete high quality and accredited learning routes at their pace.

  • Valuable: Provide qualifications through apprentice scheme mechanisms that lead to better employment opportunities internally and externally or higher levels of education.

  • Customizable: Deliver tailored learning opportunities in an industry focused learning environment.

  • Specialized: Provide specialized and where possible, unique qualifications and training.

  • Manageable: Assist clients in level one to three qualifications to improve their literacy. Language and numeracy skills through embedded literacy and numeracy development programs.

  • Collaborative: Work with schools, colleges, universities and businesses to drive innovation.

  • Scalable: Be the leading digital solutions training provider within the GCC.

  • Trusted: Be the chosen continuous e-learning platform.

Our Mission

We provide accredited, flexible and blended learning programme mes that fall under three core pillars

Our Engagement Strategy

One of the key strategies for the institute is to ensure that we always measure up and deliver to our stakeholders and client’s needs. As such we engage a unique process that guides all concerned towards a robust end state