This week in ESG news: PwC to invest billions in ESG; BlackRock acquires Baringa’s climate change scenario model; ESG highlights of G7 leaders summit; HSBC brings sustainability-linked loans to commercial banking; Vegan KitKat!; Unilever trials refillable bottles; Moody’s launches SFDR data solution; Fidelity launches new ESG funds; Canada prepares for its first  federal green bond issue; LGIM divests from climate underperformers; Amazon invests $300 million in affordable housing; another climate victory for shareholders at Delta, and more.

See below for the highlights of the past week, and get all your ESG news at ESG Today:

Sustainability Goals, Initiatives and Achievements

DHL Launches Decarbonized Ocean Freight Shipping Service

Unilever Launches Refillable Packaging Trials in UK Stores

Amazon Invests $300 Million to Support Transit-Accessible Affordable Housing Development

Nestlé Expands Plant-Based Portfolio with New Vegan KitKat

Rolls-Royce Tackles Hard to Abate Emissions With Net Zero Portfolio

Government, Regulators and Politics

G7 Highlights for ESG Investors and Business Include Climate Finance, Sustainable Supply Chains, Energy Transition

DOE Invests $200 Million To Decarbonize American Vehicles

Reporting and Disclosure

Moody’s Launches ESG Data Solution to Help Meet SFDR Requirements

Sustainable Finance

HSBC Brings Sustainability Linked Loans to US Commercial Banking Clients

Canada Appoints HSBC, TD as Advisors as it Prepares for Inaugural $5 Billion Green Bond Issue

Nasdaq Launches Sustainable Bond Investor Portal

ESG Services and Tools

PwC to Invest Billions in ESG as Part of New Global Strategy

Aberdeen Standard Investments Launches Index to Assess Gender Equality by Country

Scope Group Launches ESG Scoring Tool for Asset Managers

ESG Investing

BlackRock Acquires Baringa’s Climate Change Scenario Model

Fidelity Launches New ESG Funds Encompassing Environment, Diversity, Climate Sustainability

LGIM Announces Series of Climate-Based Divestments

PRI Reaches 4,000 Signatories as Interest in ESG Investing Proliferates Across Sectors and Regions

AXA IM Expands Palm Oil Policy to Target Deforestation, Ecosystem Impact in Several Sectors

Delta Air Lines Shareholders Vote for Transparency on Climate Lobbying

Manulife Targets 80% Reduction in GHG Emissions in Real Estate Portfolio

Energy Transition

Iberdrola and GS Energy Launch Renewables Development Platform for South Korea & Asia

TotalEnergies, Macquarie’s GIG and RIDG Partner to Bid on Major Scottish Offshore Wind Project

Equinor Unveils Energy Transition Strategy, Plans to Invest Billions in Renewables & Low Carbon Solutions

Exec Appointments

Sustainable Investor CANDRIAM CEO Naïm Abou-Jaoudé Appointed President of EFAMA

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