This week in ESG news: DWS offices raided on greenwashing claims, CEO resigns; Net Zero Asset Managers passes $60 trillion signatories; Microsoft, Accenture to co-develop ESG solutions; Nasdaq acquires sustainability reporting software provider Metrio; G7 commit to decarbonize electricity sectors, ramp hydrogen markets; regulator calls for oversight on ESG ratings and data providers; Germany issues €4 billion green bonds, to establish green yield curve; BlackRock supports fewer climate resolutions; Vanguard aligns $290 billion assets with net zero goal; EV supercar maker Rimac hits €2 billion valuation; Google, Engie partner on wind energy optimization solutions, 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

Real Estate Investor CapitaLand Commits to Net Zero by 2050

Iberdrola Launches Initiative to Advance Recycling of Wind Turbines

Guest Post: The Business Benefits of Improved ESG Performance

Volvo Announces First Ever Delivery of Construction Equipment Made with Fossil-Free Steel

Embraer to Reach 100% Renewable Energy by 2024

Novelis to Scale Use of Low-Carbon, Recycled Aluminum

Aviva Investors Cuts Carbon Intensity of £47 Billion Real Asset Portfolio by 25%

Government & Regulators

European Markets Regulator Provides Guidance for Supervision of Sustainable Investing Funds

Auditor Finds EU Climate Spend Overstated by €72 Billion, Reporting Unreliable

UK Launches Review of the Role of Financial Sector in the Net Zero Transition

G7 Commits to Ramp Hydrogen, Decarbonize Electricity Sectors

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

BlackRock Partners with Clarity AI to Offer Aladdin Users Data for SFDR Reporting

Guest Post: Supply Chain Emissions Management Isn’t As Daunting as It’s Been Made Out To Be

ESG Services and Tools

French Regulator AMF Calls for Regulation of ESG Data and Ratings Providers

Accenture, Microsoft to Co-Develop Climate & ESG Solutions

Nasdaq Acquires ESG Reporting Software Provider Metrio

ESG Investing

DWS CEO Steps Down After Greenwashing-Related Police Raid

BlackRock Supports Fewer Climate Resolutions at Exxon, Chevron

Vanguard Aligns $290 Billion in Assets to Net Zero Goal

Fidelity Expands ESG Investment Suite with New Health & Wellness-Focused Fund

Bloomberg Launches Suite of Paris Aligned Benchmark Indices

Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative Passes $60 Trillion AUM

Guest Post: The Irresponsible Investor

Sustainable Finance

Germany Raises €4 Billion from Green Bond, Plans Green Yield Curve

Private Equity

Novoloop Raises $21 Million to Scale Plastic “Upcycling” Tech

Supply Chain-Focused Climate Tech Startup ZeroNorth Raises $50 Million

Softbank, Goldman, Porsche Invest in EV Supercar Group Rimac at €2 Billion Valuation

Energy Transition

New Solar and Storage Awards to Enable New York to Reach 66% Renewable Electricity Capacity

Google, Engie Partner on AI-Based Solution to Optimize Wind Portfolio

Southwest Airlines Invests in DOE-Backed Sustainable Aviation Fuel Project

Exec Appointments

Churchill Asset Management Appoints Mickey Weatherston as Head of Sustainability and ESG Integration

Green Finance Company Aspiration Names Olivia Albrecht as Chief Sustainability Officer

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