This week in ESG news: JPMorgan signs over $200 million in carbon removal deals; G7 leaders support development of global sustainable disclosure standards; KPMG launches circularity tracking tools; Goldman Sachs appoints new sustainable finance head; first science-based targets for nature launched by SBTN; France implements ban on short-haul flights to reduce climate impact; hydrogen megaproject secures $6 billion green loan; FedEx launches tool enabling tracking of shipping emissions; Nike begins shipping on first-ever hydrogen-powered inland container ship; BNY Mellon appoints inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer; global investment in solar energy passes oil for first time, 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

Nike Launches First-Ever Hydrogen-Powered Inland Container Ship

SBTN Releases First Corporate Science Based Targets for Nature

FedEx Launches Tool Enabling Customers to Track Shipping Emissions

JPMorgan Announces one of Largest Ever Carbon Removal Purchases

Holcim Orders 1,000 Electric Trucks from Volvo

Government & Regulators

France Signs Short Haul Flight Ban into Law

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

G7 Leaders Support Development of Global Sustainable Disclosure Standards

ESG Services and Tools

KPMG Launches Circularity Tracker Solution on Microsoft Sustainability Platform

Real Estate ESG Data Provider Deepki Acquires Carbon Measurement Platform Nooco

Guest Post – Supply Chain ESG: The Marathon Has Already Started

KPMG, Circulor Partner on Supply Chain Traceability Solutions

ESG Investing

ISS ESG, Qontigo, Launch Biodiversity-Focused Index Suite

Sustainable Finance

Schroders, Carlton Power Commit £200 Million to new Green Hydrogen JV

Saudi Green Hydrogen Megaproject NEOM Secures $6.1 Billion Green Loan

Private Equity & Venture Capital

ESG Data Management Startup Novisto Raises $20 Million

Hamilton Lane Raises Over $850 Million for Sustainable Investment Platform

TDK Launches $150 Million Climate Tech Venture Fund

Exec Moves

BNY Mellon Appoints Meaghan Muldoon as First Chief Sustainability Officer

Standard Chartered Appoints Oliver Withers as First Head of Biodiversity

Goldman Sachs Appoints Kara Succoso Mangone as Head of Sustainable Finance Group

Reports, Studies & Surveys

Global Investment in Solar Outpacing Oil for First Time Ever: IEA

Sectors with $1.1 Trillion Debt Have High Exposure to Both Climate and Natural Capital Risks: Moody’s

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