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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!

South Pole's reaction to criticisms of REDD+ and the VCM

South Pole's reaction to criticisms of REDD+ and the VCM

Renat Heuberger
How to use low-carbon hydrogen in your decarbonisation strategy
27 January 2023

How to use low-carbon hydrogen in your decarbonisation strategy

Matt Sprague, Gokce Mete

In this article, South Pole’s low-carbon hydrogen & industry transition expert, Gokce Mete and Associate Director and Principal Consultant for Climate Strategies, Matt Sprague, discuss how companies can integrate low carbon hydrogen into their net zero journeys and some of the challenges they may face.

Innover, agir et s’adapter - 2023 doit être l’année de la transition climatique globale.
04 January 2023

Innover, agir et s’adapter - 2023 doit être l’année de la transition climatique globale.

Renat Heuberger

Après une année particulièrement marquée par des phénomènes météorologiques extrêmes, Renat Heuberger, PDG de South Pole, se projette dans les défis et les opportunités que réserve 2023 .

Agriculture’s problem child: rethinking the management and application of fertiliser
15 December 2022

Agriculture’s problem child: rethinking the management and application of fertiliser

Anvita Srivastava

Fertiliser use is responsible for a large amount of global emissions, but understanding fertiliser use in your value chain and making certain interventions can have a large impact.

What is biodiversity, and why should companies care about it?
14 December 2022

What is biodiversity, and why should companies care about it?

Christina Mallin, Alexandra Frank, Liliana Martínez

With the UN Biodiversity COP in full swing, learn about why your business should follow the trend and start to seriously consider the opportunities that come from protecting nature… or what is on the line if the private sector doesn’t step up.

Decarbonising livestock: the challenges and opportunities of reducing methane emissions
12 December 2022

Decarbonising livestock: the challenges and opportunities of reducing methane emissions

Tom Schroder, Santos Amadeo

As a large source of methane emissions, the livestock sector is often scrutinised for its role in climate change. However, in Australia, where the industry represents a significant portion of the domestic economy, livestock producers and industry representatives are recognising the opportunity to be part of the solution.

Fight like the brave. How the best brands stand for causes.
08 December 2022

Fight like the brave. How the best brands stand for causes.

Kata Bors

Consumers don’t engage much with companies, they buy brands. So when the brands they love stand for causes, it helps bring their customers to the cause and new customers to their brand. Good for business, good for the world. Here are four easy steps to help your brand dive in.

La COP27 vient de s'achever - place aux actions concrètes !
29 November 2022

La COP27 vient de s'achever - place aux actions concrètes !

Nadia Kähkönen, Isabel Hagbrink

La 27ème édition de la COP s’est achevée de manière épuisante et la communauté internationale réfléchit à ce qui a été accompli. Si les accords conclus sont les bienvenus - compte tenu de l'impasse dans laquelle se trouvent les négociations et du manque d'ambition des gouvernements -, que doit-on retenir de cette édition ? Quelles avancées notables, et quels points encore insuffisamment pris en compte par les gouvernements ?

Sustainable Fashion
16 November 2022

How the fashion industry can cotton on to sustainable supply chains

Karine Basso, Julie Bobon

We have summarised some of the key initiatives and levers of action for apparel and textile companies that want to stay fashionable in times of change. Let’s talk about setting and achieving SBTs, supply chain action and nature-based solutions.

Simplifying and amplifying best practice in using carbon credits for climate action
10 November 2022

Simplifying and amplifying best practice in using carbon credits for climate action

Naomi Swickard

South Pole has developed simple principles that explain the benefits of using carbon credits, based on existing best practice and recommendations by the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) and the Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMi), among many others, turning technical guidance into accessible language, with easily understandable talking points.

Systems transformation: keeping the big picture in mind when it comes to climate action
28 October 2022

Systems transformation: keeping the big picture in mind when it comes to climate action

George Favaloro

The calculations are clear: climate change is costly and businesses need to simultaneously protect their value chains and drive emission reductions in their operations and beyond.

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