• People Moves, 1 March: South Pole, PRI, Blue Earth Capital, United Bankers ... and more

    01 March 2024
  • South Pole founding CEO steps down following controversy

    10 November 2023

    South Pole has announced its long-serving CEO, Renat Heuberger, is stepping down with immediate effect, following criticism over its involvement in a Zimbabwean project.

  • South Pole: We are turning away business

    10 February 2022

    The offsetting firm is expanding rapidly to cater for the boom in demand, Renat Heuberger tells Thomas Cox

  • What is driving companies to go net zero?

    25 November 2021

    The answer is not government regulation, argues Renat Heuberger

  • Avoidance and removal of carbon emissions: the big misunderstanding

    09 November 2021

    The idea that carbon removals are superior to carbon avoidance is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of the IPCC report. In reality, we need to scale both, argues Renat Heuberger

  • Cautiously optimistic response to voluntary carbon blueprint

    28 January 2021

    A blueprint for scaling the voluntary carbon market was today cautiously welcomed as a development that will help boost confidence in carbon offsetting.

  • How to scale the carbon offset market

    22 January 2021

    The Taskforce on scaling voluntary carbon markets will next week publish its final recommendations. Annabelle Palmer spoke with market participants to hear their thoughts on the proposals outlined so far

  • South Pole sells carbon tool to ISS

    22 June 2017

    South Pole Group has sold its investment climate data advisory tool, Climate Neutral Investments (CNI), to governance consultancy firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS).

  • CDP and South Pole launch water scoring system for companies

    22 July 2015

    A system for assessing and comparing companies' water management practices is being launched by CDP – the non-profit formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project – and South Pole, an advisory company and project developer based in Switzerland.