This week in ESG news: JetBlue enables customers to reduce & track travel emissions; EU plan to include gas & nuclear in green taxonomy sees resistance; Denmark unveils plan to tax carbon emitters; Deutsche Post to offset emissions from mail delivery; Ford scales electric pickup production on big demand; regulator AMF set fight against greenwashing as 2022 priority; ICMA warns EU plan to regulate green bonds could disrupt sustainable finance market; WeSpire to launch solution to track & reduce employee emissions; S&P Global acquires climate risk analytics solutions provider; Zoetis pulls forward renewable energy goal by 20 years, 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

JetBlue Launches Program Enabling Corporate Customers to Reduce, Report Travel Emissions

Zoetis Accelerates 100% Renewable Energy Goal by 20 Years to 2030

Lenovo Rolls Out Program to Offset Lifecycle Carbon Emissions of Consumer PCs

Smithfield Foods Targets Food Loss, Waste Reduction with New Sustainability Goals

Aramark Introduces Climate-Friendly Food Choices at US Universities

Deutsche Post to Offset All Carbon Emissions from Letter Mail Transport

Reporting and Disclosure

European Commission Proposes Including Nuclear, Gas as Green Investments Under EU Taxonomy

ESG Services and Tools

WeSpire Introduces Solution to Measure, Reduce Employee Scope 3 Carbon Emissions

S&P Global Acquires Climate Risk Analytics Solutions Provider The Climate Service

Blackbaud Acquires ‘Impact as a Service’ Tech Provider EVERFI for $750 Million

Government & Regulators

Denmark to Tax Carbon Emitters, Targets 100% Green Domestic Aviation

French Regulator AMF Sets Addressing Greenwashing, Developing ESG Reporting Standards as 2022 Priorities

ESG Investing

Swedbank Robur Sets Sustainability Management and Reporting Expectations for Portfolio Companies

Sustainable Finance

ICMA Warns Proposed EU Green Bond Rules Would Cause Issuers to Flee Sustainable Bond Market

Energy Transition

Walmart, FedEx Order Thousands of Electric Vans from GM’s Last-Mile Delivery Decarbonization Business BrightDrop

Ford to Nearly Double Production of First All Electric F-150 After Receiving Almost 200,000 Reservations

Exec Appointments

Schroders Appoints Tim Goodman Head of Corporate Governance

Evli Appoints Petra Hakamo Head of Sustainability

PGIM Real Estate Appoints Julie Townsend to Lead ESG Strategy Across Europe and Asia Pacific

JPMorgan Chase Appoints Ben Ratner Executive Director, Sustainability

Guest Posts

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