This week in ESG news: European sustainability reporting standards released by EFRAG; H&M commits to invest in supply chain decarbonization; investors say companies are cherry-picking reported ESG data; Brookfield backs new circular economy platform with $700 million investment; Biden allocates $20 billion to reduce methane emissions; European regulators launch greenwashing study; investors pressure alternative asset managers on ESG; Carlyle launches European renewable energy platform; Carbon credit ratings platform raises $50 million; Costco commits to climate goals following activist pressure; IEA says $10 trillion needed to replace coal, 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

Costco Commits to Set Full Value Chain Emissions Targets Following Activist Campaign

Roche Commits to Science-Based Climate Goals

Guest Post: The Role of Climate Risk Planning

Energy Giant Iberdrola Pledges to Reach Carbon Neutrality in Power Generation Plants by 2030

BMW Sources Low-Carbon Steel for Global Production

Trane Sources Low Carbon Steel for HVAC Products

Biden Allocates $20 Billion to Reduce Methane Emissions

H&M Commits Nearly $300 Million Annually to Tackle Supply Chain Emissions

Government & Regulators

European Regulators Launch Greenwashing Study

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

EFRAG Approves European Sustainability Reporting Standards

EY Survey: Investors say Companies are Cherry-Picking Reported ESG Data

ESG Services and Tools

ICE Launches TCFD Reporting Solution for Asset Managers

Workday Invests in ESG Measurement Platform PulsESG

Guest Post: Should You Build or Buy an ESG Supply Chain Solution?

ESG Investing

EY Survey: Alternative Asset Managers Facing Increasing Investor Pressure on ESG

Sustainable Finance

Iberdrola Issues €1.5 Billion Green Bond

Major Banks Join Pledge to Mobilize $20 Billion to Support Indonesia’s Clean Energy Transition

Private Equity & Venture Capital

Carlyle Launches European Renewable Energy Development Platform

Closed Loop Partners Launches U.S. Recycling Business with $700 Million Backing from Brookfield

Energy Impact Partners Raises $485 Million for Climate Tech Fund

BlackRock Acquires U.S. Battery Storage Developer Jupiter Power

Climate Tech BeZero Carbon Raises $50 Million to Expand Carbon Credit Ratings Platform

Energy Transition

Maersk Sources 100,000 Tonnes of Green Methanol to Support Fleet Decarbonization Goals

Biden Administration Signs U.S. Government’s First-Ever 24/7 Carbon Free Energy Deal

IEA: $9.5 Trillion Needed to Fund Transition from Coal

Exec Moves

Dollar Tree Appoints Chief Sustainability and Diversity Officers

Real Assets ESG Consultancy Evora Global Hires Pradeep Menon as President

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