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South Pole UK & Ireland

At South Pole, we help organisations in the UK & Ireland become climate leaders. From starting with a good baseline, right through to setting your organisation's science-based target, creating a portfolio of high quality carbon credits and delivering an emission reduction roadmap to net zero.

From Ambition to Action

South Pole's five-phase framework towards climate leadership provides the structure and tools needed to help corporates achieve their sustainability goals. Our advisors work hand-in-hand with companies to understand where they are, where they want to go, and design realistic solutions that will maximize impact and accelerate the transition to a lower-carbon future.

Your 5 Step Climate Journey Starts Here

Measure impacts and risks

Understand your carbon emissions, product impacts and climate change risks.

Set targets & create roadmap

Develop sustainability strategies, targets and roadmaps.

Reduce footprint

Increase efficiency, procure renewable energy and decarbonise your supply chain.

Finance climate action

Finance climate action, e.g. through offsetting unavoidable emissions or investing in impact funds.

Communicate & lead

Engage stakeholders in your sustainability vision and communicate the results.

Achieving net zero


We all have to move to net zero emissions to preserve our planet & our economies for future generations & meet the requirements of the Paris Agreement

The organisations in the UK and Ireland that pursue ambitious climate action will become the leaders in changing the way we do business. Our latest guide includes everything you need to know about the corporate roadmap to achieving net zero.

Climate Resources


Net Zero & Science-Based Targets



  • Start here: your three key steps for successful carbon footprinting - Read more
  • Leveraging the potential of carbon avoidance in the energy sector to reach net zero - Read more
  • How should the private sector step-up climate action? - Download the report
  • Explained: the SBTi net zero standard for financials - Read more
  • TCFD as a mile-marker on the journey to net zero - Read more

Climate chatter

  • The big moment for manufacturing: how to lead on climate action and avoid negative climate impacts - Read more
  • Climate buzzwords: climate neutral, net zero and climate positive - Read more
  • Why climate action is crucial for ecommerce business today - Read more
  • Packing a punch: why your climate strategy needs to consider your plastic footprint - Read more

Case Studies

  • Bentley – Achieving net zero plastic to nature - Read more
  • Hilton — Using corporate climate action as a force for good - Read more
  • Nando's — Achieving carbon neutrality - Read more
  • Roland Berger – Achieving climate neutrality and setting SBTs - Read more
  • Nestlé — Building a roadmap to net zero - Read more

Some of our latest solutions

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Marco Magini
Marco Magini
Director of Projects and Portfolio
Roby Crean
Roby Crean
Key Account Manager
Bethan Halls
Bethan Halls
Regional Director
Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson
Account Manager
Piergiuseppe Bartolomucci
Piergiuseppe Bartolomucci
Senior Key Account Manager
Will de Boinville
Will de Boinville
Account Manager
Agnieszka Kwolek
Agnieszka Kwolek
Senior Key Account Manager, Aviation & Logistics
Megan Griffiths
Megan Griffiths
Key Account Manager

A selection of our clients

Our Partnerships and Memberships

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Contact us

Get in touch with our local experts in London
Get in touch with our local experts in London

South Pole London
275 Grays Inn Road

Phone: +44 2070721364

Bethan Halls, Regional Director - British Isles
Get in touch with our local experts in London to start your climate journey.

Measure Footprint & Risks

Understand your carbon emissions, product impacts and climate change risks.

Materiality assessment

Identify and prioritise the most critical environmental issues for your business and stakeholders.

  • Materiality matrix & issue list
  • Reporting guidance

Environmental accounting

Quantify the consumption of natural resources and emissions resulting from your business operations.

  • Greenhouse gas (GHG) accounting
  • Water & plastics footprinting
  • Product lifecycle assessments (LCA)

Climate Risk Analysis

Understand how different climate change scenarios might impact supply chains or financial performance.

  • Physical & transition risk modelling
  • Scenario analysis for TCFD

Set Roadmap & Create Targets

Develop your sustainability strategies, targets and roadmaps.

Competitive Benchmarking

Understand sustainability positioning vis-a-vis peers, industry best practices and stakeholder expectations.

  • Market analysis
  • Company & competitor scorecards

Strategy Development

Design tailored sustainability or climate change strategies which balance business needs with ambition.

  • Leadership workshops & implementation roadmaps
  • Adaptation planning
  • Internal carbon pricing
  • Renewable Energy Strategy

Target Setting

Set ambitious yet achievable targets for emission reductions, renewable energy, waste, water, plastics, or other indicators.

  • Science-Based Targets
  • RE100
  • Net zero, carbon neutrality, climate positive

Reduce Footprint

Increase efficiency, procure renewable energy and decarbonise your supply chain.

Emission Reduction Plans

Exploit options to immediately reduce emissions in business operations, while identifying the level of unavoidable emissions that should be mitigated.

  • Company reduction pathways
  • Energy efficiency assessments

Renewable Energy

Understand the best market options and procure renewable energy.

  • Energy Attribute Certificates (EACs)
  • Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs)
  • On-site solar or wind feasibility studies

Decarbonise Your Supply Chains

Develop projects to reduce and compensate carbon in supply chains, as well as design and scale actions to improve climate, forests, and/or water practices throughout.

  • Insetting
  • Sustainable sourcing
  • RE-Powering Supply Chains

Finance Climate Action

Finance climate action through offsetting unavoidable emissions or investing in impact funds.

Go Climate Neutral or Beyond

Invest in emission reduction or removal projects to offset business impacts and contribute to sustainability goals.

  • Certified credits from a portfolio of 700+ global projects
  • Climate neutral labels
  • Green products

Exclusive & Custom Projects

Get exclusive access to existing projects, or finance the development of entirely new emission reduction projects customised to your business goals and desired impact.

  • Exclusive carbon credits
  • Custom Project development

Invest in Impact Funds

Capitalise on investment opportunities that generate verified environmental and/or social impacts, and mobilise additional financing.

  • Corporate fund development & management
  • Fundraising

Communicate and lead

Engage stakeholders in your sustainability vision and communicate results effectively.

Disclosure & Reporting

Share actions and progress to meet compliance requirements and/or voluntary disclosure schemes.

  • CDP
  • GRI, SASB, and other reporting standards
  • Investor communication support

Stakeholder Engagement

Bolster support and involvement with the sustainability agenda, demonstrating leadership.

  • Employee initiatives
  • Marketing & communications strategies


Leverage progress to inspire and mobilise other stakeholders via platforms, coalitions and alliance-building.

  • Join the growing list of businesses taking action
  • Task force & industry group technical advisory
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