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City Finance Lab South Pole

The City Finance Lab calls on urban leaders to help build back better

Juliette Baralon Daniel Tapia Haro
How can we attract commercial investment for critical nature-based solutions?
03 August 2022

How can we attract commercial investment for critical nature-based solutions?

Juliette Baralon, Lewis Charters

What is holding the private sector back from investing into nature based solutions? In short – financially viable projects. A new report developed by South Pole together with WWF investigated the key success factors in developing bankable NbS to highlight the growing opportunity of NbSs as investable propositions.

Why Australian companies are developing their own carbon projects
15 December 2021

Why Australian companies are developing their own carbon projects

Tara Oakley

Companies taking initiative on climate change have found it’s not enough to simply purchase carbon credits each year to offset emissions. South Pole’s Climate Solutions Manager for Australia & New Zealand, Tara Oakley, explains how developing new, local carbon projects can be an important part of a company’s net zero strategy.

Are companies ready for a changing climate?  Here’s why they should be paying attention to climate adaptation and biodiversity
07 December 2021

Are companies ready for a changing climate? Here’s why they should be paying attention to climate adaptation and biodiversity

​Urs Dieterich

Climate adaptation remains grossly underfinanced, even while extreme weather events continue to disrupt their supply chains. The new Landscape Resilience Fund aims to change that.

From mangroves to monkeys – how nature-based solutions can protect ecosystems, people, and the planet
17 November 2021

From mangroves to monkeys – how nature-based solutions can protect ecosystems, people, and the planet

Liliana Martínez, Santiago Martinez, Diana Swidler

Nature-based solutions (NBS) protect and restore ecosystems while tackling climate change and unlocking societal benefits, from mangroves providing hurricane protection in the US to conservation projects protecting endangered species and providing sustainable opportunities to local communities.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the EU Taxonomy (& SFDR)
02 November 2021

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the EU Taxonomy (& SFDR)

Danielle Cohen Henriquez

Don’t panic! The Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation and the EU Taxonomy may seem complicated, but this blog simplifies things and provides directions on how financial institutions can navigate the dynamic road ahead.

Trees, plants, water - why and how can investors measure their impact on nature?
08 October 2021

Trees, plants, water - why and how can investors measure their impact on nature?

Anirudh Valluri, Jimena González, Alejandro Salazar

Money managers need to become more literate in what biodiversity loss may cost them, and get ahead of new nature-related financial disclosures.

Harnessing Australia’s potential to become the world’s carbon farm
16 July 2021

Harnessing Australia’s potential to become the world’s carbon farm

Shanti Mors

Shanti Mors, South Pole’s Sourcing Manager, talks through the opportunities in the Australian market to unlock nature-based carbon projects at scale.

"Carbon will become one of the largest commodities in the world"- An interview with Dirk Muench, our new Director of Climate Funds & Ventures
09 July 2021

"Carbon will become one of the largest commodities in the world"- An interview with Dirk Muench, our new Director of Climate Funds & Ventures

Elliott Bourgeault

Dirk Münch, a former investment banker and until recently CEO of Persistent Energy, has just joined South Pole as Director of Impact Funds & Ventures. We asked him about his motivation to join South Pole and where more action for climate investments is needed.

FSD Kenya
07 July 2021

How can Kenya continue to lead the way on green finance in Africa?

Aymeric Reymond, Charlie Brunel-Lister

In many ways, Kenya is leading the way on green finance in Africa. In the past decade, the country has managed to decouple its fastly growing GDP and population from its GHG emissions. Now, Kenya is one of the only six countries worldwide with a greenhouse gas emission trajectory aligned with 2ºC or below, together with Ethiopia and Morocco.

Decarbonisation
05 July 2021

Decarbonising investment portfolios on the journey to Net Zero

Recent research has highlighted the scale of the financed emissions challenge and the need for financial institutions to use their investment influence to drive decarbonisation efforts. Matt Sprague, Associate Director for Climate Strategies (Australia), explains the climate journey for financial institutions to understand and tackle their scope 3 emissions.