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PENGUIN PERSPECTIVES BLOG

Penguin Perspectives Blog

This is where we cherry pick the latest news and views on climate change and how its effects are already making waves in our economies, societies and daily lives. Tune into the fresh perspectives and opinions from both our own experts and other great movers and shakers on the climate scene and read uplifting stories from our climate protection projects across the world. Have an idea or topic you'd like to learn more about? Get in touch - our experts will have it covered!

Be part of one of the first European carbon remuneration programmes, for farmers by farmers: How you can help local farmers make a global impact?

Be part of one of the first European carbon remuneration programmes, for farmers by farmers: How you can help local farmers make a global impact?

Esther Mertens Adeline de Lamar
Ayala
11 May 2022

Net zero for complex companies: Insights from Ayala Corporation’s commitment to net zero

Ajit Pabidri, Albert de. Larrazabal

For large, complex organisations with diverse operations and subsidiaries, committing to a net zero emissions target can be challenging. In this blog, South Pole’s Ajit Padbidri speaks to Albert de. Larrazabal, Chief Sustainability Officer of Ayala Corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in Asia, about Ayala’s commitment to achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

What are the benefits of communicating your climate action?
11 May 2022

What are the benefits of communicating your climate action?

Eleanor Ross

Why companies should go the extra mile to tell the story of their climate journey .

Making disclosure work for your net zero strategy
05 May 2022

Making disclosure work for your net zero strategy

Beatriz Ruiz Manning

How can you best use disclosure to bolster your sustainability and net zero strategy and enhance efficiencies along the way? We have outlined five levers you should consider.

What Singapore’s revised carbon tax means for companies’ carbon strategies
29 April 2022

What Singapore’s revised carbon tax means for companies’ carbon strategies

Chris Wei, Kok Min Ai, Roxanne Tan

The Singapore Government recently announced updates to its carbon tax scheme for the country’s largest emitters which will take effect from 2024, where emitters can compensate a portion of their emissions with international credits. Climate action experts from South Pole’s Singapore team share three reasons Singaporean companies should get involved in the carbon market now.

Start here: your three key steps for successful carbon footprinting
27 April 2022

Start here: your three key steps for successful carbon footprinting

Marie Gustafsson

Reaching net zero is no longer just corporate jargon: it’s a priority that could ensure the survival of your organisation and its ability to get ahead of tightening regulation on carbon emissions. But knowing where to start is often the hardest part. So, start here.

TCFD as a mile-marker on the journey to net zero
27 April 2022

TCFD as a mile-marker on the journey to net zero

Matt Sprague, Nancy Xie

As net zero strategy development and TCFD reporting become increasingly popular, companies are looking to understand how both concepts interact to inform a concise climate strategy and to decide on which steps to take first.

Why companies should care about climate justice and support inclusive climate solutions
22 April 2022

Why companies should care about climate justice and support inclusive climate solutions

Elizabeth Pang

As the pressure mounts on the private sector to step up efforts on net zero emissions and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), here is what responsible businesses should keep in mind.

How do we account for the climate impacts of cryptocurrencies?
21 April 2022

How do we account for the climate impacts of cryptocurrencies?

Nick Aster, Eleanor Ross

The release of a new Crypto Climate Impact Accounting Framework is a strong first step to understanding how to account for emissions across the cryptocurrency value chain.

Designing a toolbox to scale up quality removals
20 April 2022

Designing a toolbox to scale up quality removals

Christiaan Gevers Deynoot, Dylan Marks

There can be no net zero without carbon dioxide removal (CDR) from the atmosphere. But the scale of this challenge is colossal. Creating an enabling environment and framework for upscaling durable removals is urgently needed. Here we explore how this sector can be designed to be fit-for-purpose.

Net zero for financial institutions - key takeaways from the latest UN report on climate mitigation
20 April 2022

Net zero for financial institutions - key takeaways from the latest UN report on climate mitigation

Charlie Brunel-Lister

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC)’s 6th assessment report is a dense digest of the climate solutions that must be put into action to stop runaway climate change. Here are the main takeaways we believe all financial sector leaders should know.

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