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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!

Show us, don't tell us – what youth want from private sector climate action

Show us, don't tell us – what youth want from private sector climate action

Annabel Solnik Florence White Angela Casey
Why it’s critical to get data collection right, and how to make it easier
21 September 2022

Why it’s critical to get data collection right, and how to make it easier

Matt Sprague, Sonya Samson

Data collection is a crucial part of a company’s climate journey. Nonetheless, it can be challenging and time-consuming to get it right. Sonya Samson and Matt Sprague, our experts in the Climate Strategies team, share their suggestions for transforming your data collection process from burden into opportunity.

Climate action in ecommerce makes more sense than ever: so, who’s getting it right in Asia-Pacific?
16 August 2022

Climate action in ecommerce makes more sense than ever: so, who’s getting it right in Asia-Pacific?

Brayden Lai

It’s no secret that sustainability is the best choice ethically. Yet as an ecommerce business owner, you may not realise that it’s also the best choice practically – a sure-fire way to engage your customers, improve brand loyalty and grow your business. If you need convincing, look no further than Asia-Pacific.

Segundo Castinaldo, a traditional musician with his caja stands in front of the Caxamarquilla glacier close to the Alto Huayabamba project
10 August 2022

Carbon credits explained

Emily Sharples

To demonstrate maximum climate action, companies are reducing their own emissions in line with science while also compensating for the impact of their unavoidable emissions. Carbon credits are the preferred solution for this, and have become an essential part of a holistic climate strategy.

Leveraging the potential of carbon avoidance in the energy sector to reach net zero
08 August 2022

Leveraging the potential of carbon avoidance in the energy sector to reach net zero

Rob Ellinson, Kim van Lieshout, Tianzong Li

Carbon avoidance methodology of households’ energy use

“We can scale up climate action with smart solutions and digital technologies” – Geschäftsführer*in Zürich interviews South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger
01 August 2022

“We can scale up climate action with smart solutions and digital technologies” – Geschäftsführer*in Zürich interviews South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger

Geschäftsführer*in Zürich spoke with South Pole's CEO Renat Heuberger about South Pole's vision of climate action for all.

The big moment for manufacturing: how to lead on climate action and avoid negative climate impacts
30 June 2022

The big moment for manufacturing: how to lead on climate action and avoid negative climate impacts

Roby Crean

Adapting to and combatting climate change must be a part of any manufacturer’s long-term strategy, and indeed, meeting these challenges has led to an explosion of innovation and collaboration in the industry.

10 principes strategie climat
29 June 2022

10 principes pour une stratégie climat d’entreprise ambitieuse

Mathieu Cribellier

La Net Zero Initiative, avec le soutien de l’ADEME, a rassemblé les principaux cabinets de conseil, bureaux d’études et porteurs de projets en France, afin de rédiger une position commune sur les questions de contribution au net zéro planétaire.

Why climate action is crucial for ecommerce business today
03 June 2022

Why climate action is crucial for ecommerce business today

Robert Pothoven

Climate action and ecommerce are more compatible than ever. You can satisfy consumers’ sustainability needs while meeting your objectives for business growth. The secret is carbon offset options. Here's why you should introduce them today.

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.

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.