This week in ESG news: Deloitte launches emissions calculator, ESG reporting tools; EU approves new carbon tax on imports; sustainable finance market rebounds in Q1; Apollo launches $4 billion clean energy transition strategy; DHL helps SMEs to decarbonize shipping; most companies not confident in ESG reporting capabilities, Deloitte survey finds; Citi facilitates $120 billion sustainable finance; Standard Chartered switches to tougher absolute emissions reduction goal for oil & gas; EU reaches agreement on rules to decarbonize aviation; Estée Lauder appoints its first Chief Sustainability Officer; capital raises for green hydrogen tech, carbon accounting, residential clean energy, 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 to Use Satellites to Monitor Reforestation Projects

Carrier Acquires Climate Solutions Provider Viessmann for $13 Billion

LEGO, Novo Nordisk, to Use Low Carbon Materials for Plastic Products

Tata Communications Commits to Net Zero Across Value Chain by 2035

DHL Enables US SMEs to Address Shipping Emissions by Investing in Sustainable Aviation Fuel

L’Occitane Unveils Strategy to Achieve Net Zero Value Chain Emissions

Government & Regulators

EU Lawmakers Reach Deal on Rules to Decarbonize Aviation Sector

EU and Norway Forge Alliance To Tackle Climate Change, Support Green Transition

EU Lawmakers Approve New Carbon Tax, Tougher Emissions Trading System

China, Singapore, Partner to Scale Green Finance

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

Guest Post: SEC Steps up Enforcement on ESG Reporting with Climate Disclosure Rules Looming

ESG Services and Tools

KPMG Partners with Context Labs to Provide Climate Measurement and Reporting Solutions

Deloitte Launches Scope 3 Emissions Calculator, ESG Reporting Tools on Workiva Platform

ESG Investing

Apollo Launches $4 Billion Clean Energy Transition Strategy

Sustainable Finance

Standard Chartered Strengthens Goal to Reduce Oil and Gas Financed Emissions

Sustainable Bond Market Rebounds, Resuming Double Digit Growth: Moody’s

Citi Facilitates More than $120 Billion Sustainable Finance in 2022

Private Equity & Venture Capital

Green Hydrogen Startup Ohmium Raises $250 Million

Carbon Accounting Startup CarbonChain Raises $10 Million to Build Out Supply Chain Emissions Tracking Platform

Home Clean Energy Startup SPAN Raises $96 Million

Exec Moves

Estée Lauder Appoints Nancy Mahon as First Chief Sustainability Officer

Reports, Studies & Surveys

Less Than Half of Professionals Confident in Organizations’ ESG Reporting Capabilities: Deloitte

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