This week in ESG news: G7 leaders push for mandatory climate reporting; United Airlines orders net zero carbon supersonic jets; reporting standards leaders SASB and IIRC tie the knot; S&P launches solution measuring credit impact of climate risk; Unilever unveils paper bottles for laundry to reduce plastic waste; Shell will accelerate decarbonization efforts to meet court order; Accenture launches green cloud migration platform; investors urge government climate action ahead of G7 and COP26; Sustainable investing a key theme for JPMorgan’s new growth equity platform, 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

Luxury Brand Burberry Targets Supply Chain Emissions in Bid to Become Climate Positive by 2040

Volvo Group Targets Net Zero Value Chain Emissions, Climate Goals Approved by SBTi

Beer Brand Corona Achieves Global Net Zero Plastic Footprint

United to Purchase Net Zero Carbon Supersonic Aircraft from Boom Supersonic

Unilever Targets Plastic Waste with New Paper-Based Bottles for Laundry, Hair Care

Government, Regulators and Politics

G7 Support Moves Towards Mandatory Climate Reporting

€17.5 Billion Just Transition Fund Adopted by European Council

Reporting and Disclosure

SASB and IIRC Make Merger Official, Launch Value Reporting Foundation

UK Moves Ahead with Legislation Mandating Climate Reporting for Pension Schemes

Sustainable Finance

Guest Post – How to Fund the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy: The PCAF Standard

Dominion Energy Links Debt Costs to Sustainability Goals on $7 Billion Credit Facilities

ESG Services and Tools

S&P Global MI, Oliver Wyman Assess Credit Impact of Climate Risk with New Analytics Suite

Accenture Aims to Help Unlock the Sustainability Benefits of Cloud Migration with New Green Cloud Solution

Arabesque S-Ray, CDP, Impak and FTSE Russell Join ESG Data-Focused Council

ICE Adds European Companies to ESG Data Platform, Reveals Gaps Between US & European ESG Initiatives

ERM Extends Reach into Decarbonization Tech Strategy with Acquisition of E4tech

Funds and Investors

JPMorgan Launches Growth Equity Investing Platform, With Sustainable Investments as a Key Thematic Area

Robeco Publishes Framework Guiding Investor Sustainability Engagements with Governments

Nuveen Expands Impact Investment Suite with Launch of Global Bond Fund

Investors Urge Climate Policy Action, Including Mandatory Corporate Reporting

Energy Transition

Shell CEO Says Company Will “Rise to the Challenge” to Meet Court-Ordered Emissions Reductions

GE, LafargeHolcim Partner to Improve Circularity of Wind Industry with Turbine Recycling Initiative

Exec Appointments

Fiona Reynolds Steps Down as CEO of PRI

Onex Appoints Judy Cotte as Head of ESG

KPMG U.S. Appoints Rob Fisher to Lead ESG Solutions Team KPMG IMPACT

Vontobel Hires Elena Tedesco to Manage New Global Equity Impact Fund