This week in ESG news: Nestlé achieves 100% renewable electricity in Australia, J&J in U.S., Canada & Europe; Free central ESG data source launched by investors, financials services providers; Goldman Sachs raises expectations for board diversity at portfolio companies; British Airways signs sustainable aviation fuel purchase deal; EU delays SFDR sustainable investment reporting requirements; Sustainalytics on building a sustainable supply chain; ISS ESG launches shareholder engagement tools; Amazon solidifies lead as largest corporate buyer of renewable energy; Societe Generale’s inaugural social bond targeting education, healthcare, affordable housing; SoftBank & BlackRock invest in sustainability data & analytics platform; 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

Nestlé Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity in Australia

PwC, PepsiCo & Zurich Insurance Among Companies Announcing Commitments to Disability Inclusion

British Airways Signs Deal for Sustainable Aviation Fuel with 80% Reduced Carbon Footprint

Iberdrola, H2 Green Steel to Build €2.3 Billion Green Hydrogen Plant to Power Decarbonized Steel Production

Exxon Accelerates Emissions Reduction Goals but Still Does Not Set Net Zero Target

Reporting and Disclosure

European Commission Pushes Back Implementation of SFDR Sustainable Investment Product Disclosures to 2023

ESG Services and Tools

Investors, Financials Join New Coalition to Launch Free Central ESG Data Source

SoftBank, BlackRock Invest in Sustainability Data and Analytics Platform Clarity AI

HKEX to Provide ESG Metrics for Listed Companies, Publishes Net Zero Guide for Business

ISS ESG Launches Service Enabling Joint Shareholder Engagement with Companies on Key ESG Themes

Guest Post: Sustainalytics on Why a Sustainable Supply Chain Matters for Companies

Government & Regulators

Australia Financial Regulator Releases Guide to Manage Climate Risk, Does Not Call for Mandatory Disclosure

ESG Investing

Goldman Sachs Raises Diversity Expectations for Corporate Boards

Schroders, GIC Launch Framework to Identify Decarbonization Investment Opportunities Overlooked by Current Methods

Sustainable Finance

Societe Generale Issues Inaugural €1 Billion Social Bond

Energy Transition

Amazon Announces Series of Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Projects to Power Global Operations

J&J to Reach 100% Renewable Electricity in U.S., Canada & Europe with New Agreements

Nissan Puts Electrification at Core of Strategy with $18 Billion Investment Plan

ENGIE, BASF Enter Large-Scale 25-Year Deal for Renewable Energy

BP Plans Major Green Hydrogen Project in UK’s Teesside to Help Decarbonize Transport Sectors

Exec Appointments

Lazard AM Hires Koen Popleu, Monika Kumar from Candriam as PMs for Sustainable Investing Team

KKR Launches Council of Sustainability Experts to Advance Firm’s ESG Strategy

Janus Henderson Announces Series of Hires for ESG Investment Team, Dan Raghoonundon to Lead ESG Research

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