PENGUIN PERSPECTIVES BLOG

Penguin Perspectives Blog

This 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 & 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 with e.sharples@southpole.com - our experts have it covered!

The Toyola Cookstove project in Ghana

Net Zero Emissions: Why We Can’t Tackle the Climate Crisis Without Addressing Global Inequality

Renat Heuberger
Message from Renat, South Pole CEO: Now is the time to invest in a green economy!

Message from Renat, South Pole CEO: Now is the time to invest in a green economy!

This crisis should by no means slow down climate action. On the contrary, if not now, then when is the right moment to invest in a greener, more just and climate resilient economy?

Fighting climate change, one tree at a time

Fighting climate change, one tree at a time

Climate change is affecting millions of communities, right now. Could tree planting be the answer? In Uganda, the DRC, Australia and Scotland, they are seeing the benefits!

Turning corporate ambition into action by harnessing the power of nature

Turning corporate ambition into action by harnessing the power of nature

Companies around the world depend on nature and access to water. At the same time, nature is in peril and tops the list of global issues worrying leaders in both business and politics. For the first time ever, the most pressing risks in the World Economic Forum Global Risk Report are all linked to climate change and water.

South Pole welcomes ICAO decision on CORSIA eligibility

South Pole welcomes ICAO decision on CORSIA eligibility

ICAO has announced their list of CORSIA-eligible carbon projects. South Pole is well positioned to continue building on our already strong portfolio of projects that minimize the risk of CORSIA non-eligibility.

5 Rules for taking a Strategic Approach to CDP

5 Rules for taking a Strategic Approach to CDP

Some 10,000 companies globally are set to embark on this year’s climate change, water and forests questionnaires from CDP. Each year, as stakeholder demands grow and the climate crisis deepens, organisations are required to develop evermore comprehensive disclosures on how this critical business risk is being managed. But is your company getting the most out of the time and resources it invests in its annual submissions?

Women at the frontline of climate crisis

Women at the frontline of climate crisis

Climate change is affecting millions of women around the world, right now. But women are resilient. Read how 3 inspirational women are finding solutions!

Physical climate risks, like extreme weather, pose an increasing threat to business.

Climate risks, carbon pricing & climate change: Preparing the resources sector for the "new normal"

Climate change is affecting the global economy and the way we do business. In the face of an emerging "new normal", we explain how the mining and resources sector faces unique challenges from climate change – and how South Pole's experts are working with companies in the sector to manage these climate-related risks.

Airline Carbon Credit

Why Airlines Need Carbon Credits

Airlines are major contributors to global greenhouse gas emissions. Barring a technological shift to electric planes, airlines will continue to burn jet fuel for the foreseeable future, making up something on the order of 2.5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. Improved operational efficiencies and the introduction of advanced biofuels will reduce emissions, but at the end of the day, carbon credits will continue to be needed to mitigate their overall effect on our global climate.

Forest Global Climate Action

Green gold: forests and global climate action

Forests help stabilise the climate: they regulate ecosystems, protect biodiversity, play an integral part in the carbon cycle, support livelihoods, and can help drive sustainable growth.

Nick Aster

Spotlight on Nick Aster, Director Marketing, North America, South Pole

We need to keep working on the narrative around sustainability and its link to corporate success, says Nick Aster, our new Director Marketing, North America, who doesn’t start his day without a cup of fair-trade coffee.

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