About This Episode

The world’s most influential climate consultancy South Pole recently found itself in hot water.

A high profile article in The New Yorker magazine, and other media, charged the group with misrepresentation. Specifically, the article claimed, South Pole had been mis-stating the value of one of its flagship climate offset products, in Zimbabwe.

What’s the basis for the complaints? And what lessons can companies learn from the controversy?

Our Guest In This Episode

Marc Allen

Marc is a chemical engineer by training, specialising in greenhouse gas, sustainability and renewable energy. He’s the co-founder of Unravel Carbon, an enterprise software company that helps companies track and reduce their carbon emissions.