South Pole

South Pole

South Pole, a social enterprise recognised by the World Economic Forum's Schwab Foundation, is today the world's leading climate project developer and solutions provider.

Since its founding in 2006, South Pole has developed and provided climate finance to over 850 projects in more than 50 countries that have helped reduce over 200 million metric tonnes of CO2 emissions, and provided measurable benefits to communities vulnerable to climate change. South Pole’s projects address the urgently needed transformations across sustainable land-use, ecosystem conservation, circular economy, and renewable energy.

South Pole also advises governments and thousands of leading companies on their climate journeys to achieve net zero emissions. With its global Climate Solutions platform, South Pole implements comprehensive strategies that help organisations across the world build resilience and turn climate action into long-term business opportunities. Our global team of over 1,200 experts is trusted by many FT500 businesses and world-class investors around the world.

South Pole is committed to becoming a B Corp globally across all of its local entities, building on its existing B Corp certification in Australia, the U.S, and Germany.

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Biodiversity Credits

CIFB Oct 2023Watch session

Landscape Scale Investments

CIFB Sep 2022Watch session


Graham Prescott

Research and Development Lead
The Biodiversity Consultancy

Tim Coles

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Edwards

Global Director, Biodiversity
South Pole

Sinclair Vincent

Director, Sustainable Development Innovation

Nienke Stam

Program Director
IDH Sustainable Trade Initiative

Paul Chatterton

Lead and Founder
Landscape Finance Lab

Gaurav Gupta

Senior Specialist – Nature Finance
United Nations Environment Programme

Liliana Martinez Sarmiento

Head of Project Implementation
South Pole

Pierre Rousseau

Senior Advisor for Finance and Sustainability

Fernando Russo

Meraki Impact