South Pole

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is South Pole doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 50

South Pole has a DitchCarbon Score of 50 out of 100, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s carbon intensity, which is a measure of the greenhouse gases emitted relative to the value they generate. A higher score would suggest a lower carbon intensity and a stronger commitment to reducing emissions.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

South Pole is a company in the health and social services industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

The company located in Switzerland benefits from the country’s very low carbon intensity, indicating a cleaner energy mix and lower emissions. This advantageous position supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint through location-based environmental performance.

...this company is doing 8.44% better in emissions than the industry average.

South Pole, founded in 2006 and headquartered in Zurich, operates in the health and social services industry. As a leading provider of climate solutions, the company has evolved from its origins in carbon credits to offering a wide array of sustainability services. With a global presence in over 20 countries, South Pole delivers sustainable solutions that benefit businesses, communities, and the environment.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for South Pole

South Pole should undertake a thorough inventory of all Scope 1 emissions sources to identify and mitigate direct greenhouse gas emissions, potentially reducing their emissions by 15%.

Good news, South Pole has set solid SBTi commitments

South Pole has committed to setting targets for reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include both direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. These targets align with the level of decarbonization required to limit global warming to 1.5°C, demonstrating the company’s dedication to contributing to climate action efforts.

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