This week in ESG news: New anti-ESG reporting & investing laws introduced by U.S. Republicans; IOSCO calls on regulators to integrate new ISSB sustainability disclosure rules; India announces ESG fund disclosure & investment rules; Walmart, PepsiCo invest in sustainable agriculture; SAP asks suppliers to report emissions; Vanguard hit with greenwashing suit in Australia; Canada phasing out government fossil fuel financing; Goldman Sachs launches sustainable bond funds; capital raises for EV charging software, sustainable aviation, green building solutions; new EU laws to cut transport, vehicle, energy emissions, 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

Heineken Invests $30 Million in Low Carbon Heat Network to Reduce Emissions

Home Depot Commits to Reduce Emissions from Sold Products by 25% by 2030

Walmart, PepsiCo to Invest $120 Million in Regenerative Agriculture

Global Automakers to Build EV Charging Network Across U.S., Canada

Meyer Burger to Build 2 GW Solar Cell Plant in U.S.

TotalEnergies Acquires $4 Billion Renewables Developer Total Eren

Equinor Acquires Brazilian Renewable Energy Company Rio Energy

SAP Asks Top Suppliers to Report Product-Level Emissions by 2027

UK Court Rejects Attempt to Revive Climate Lawsuit Against Shell Directors

Government & Regulators

Republicans Propose New Series of Anti-ESG Reporting and Investing Laws

Australia Regulator Launches Greenwashing Suit Against Vanguard

EU Council Adopts Laws Aimed at Cutting Emissions from Transport, Vehicles, Energy Consumption

Canada to Phase Out Public Fossil Fuel Financing

India Announces New Disclosure & Investment Rules for ESG Funds

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

IOSCO Calls on Regulators to Incorporate New IFRS Sustainability Reporting Standards

ESG Services and Tools

WTW Launches New Tool to Boost Board-Level Climate Skills

ESG Investing

Goldman Sachs Launches New Green and Impact Bond Funds

TCW Acquires Engine No. 1’s Sustainable Transformation-Focused ETF Business

Sustainable Finance

Guest Post: Climate Change, Extreme Weather Driving Insurance Urgency

Private Equity & Venture Capital

EV Charging Optimization Software Startup Raises $33 Million

Energy Storage Startup Field Raises £200 Million

MassMutual Commits Over $500 Million to Renewable Energy Developer Low Carbon

United Raises $200 Million for Sustainable Aviation Venture Fund

Climate Tech Startup Aeroseal Raises $67 Million to Tackle Building Emissions