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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!

Listen up, sustainability managers: 4 big takeaways from the IPCC report

Listen up, sustainability managers: 4 big takeaways from the IPCC report

Jonathan Moss Leos Paul Bloch
Removing carbon with biochar: how you can get involved in a cutting-edge removal project
28 June 2022

Removing carbon with biochar: how you can get involved in a cutting-edge removal project

Chetan Aggarwal, Zoe Linder, Adam Sipthorpe

Biochar is good for much more than your garden. We explain what biochar is, why it’s good for people and planet, and how the new methodology under the Verified Carbon Standard (VCS), which South Pole helped co-develop, can enable us to harness biochar’s climate-fighting potential.

Explained: the SBTi net zero standard for financials
31 May 2022

Explained: the SBTi net zero standard for financials

Charlie Brunel-Lister, Shrieya Mehra

The "Net-zero foundations for financial institutions" paper is the preamble to the SBTi’s upcoming standard of the same name. South Pole knows the transformational role that financial institutions can play in accelerating the climate transition. That’s why we’ve put together our digest of what you need to know.

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.

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.

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.

Making sense of the carbon markets alphabet soup with Naomi Swickard, South Pole’s new Head of Public Affairs
08 April 2022

Making sense of the carbon markets alphabet soup with Naomi Swickard, South Pole’s new Head of Public Affairs

Elliott Bourgeault

This brief interview with South Pole’s new Head of Public Affairs explores how carbon markets will evolve in the next 3-5 years and how South Pole will stay at the forefront of the transition.

How four mindset shifts can help us scale carbon removals in a credible way
24 March 2022

How four mindset shifts can help us scale carbon removals in a credible way

Christiaan Gevers Deynoot, Dylan Marks

We must urgently scale removals – but we must do so without compromising quality and environmental integrity. The four proposed mindsets can be used to identify problems and opportunities as stakeholders design the necessary frameworks for developing these important climate technologies.

How South Pole is helping Corona eliminate plastic waste
10 March 2022

How South Pole is helping Corona eliminate plastic waste

Irene Hofmeijer

The South Pole plastics team had a conversation with Corona’s Global VP, Felipe Ambra, about the history of their plastics effort and where they expect the programme to go in the future. This Q&A summarises that conversation and will give you a good idea of how Corona, with South Pole’s help, achieved success and continues to improve its performance.

Our approach to carbon removals needs a shift in mindset
04 March 2022

Our approach to carbon removals needs a shift in mindset

Christiaan Gevers Deynoot, Dylan Marks

We need a ‘mindset shift’ in our approach to carbon removals to make sure they are developed in a way that upholds social and environmental integrity, but also encourages innovation and exponential growth. Experts Christiaan Gevers Deynoot and Dylan Marks propose four new ways to challenge our existing views when it comes to evaluating and developing the potential of carbon removals.

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