This week in ESG news: GM asks suppliers for climate, human rights commitments; Citi more than doubles sustainable finance activity; Moody’s launches ESG platform for investors; ServiceNow ties exec comp to ESG performance; TPG’s climate solutions fund passes $7 billion; Shell & TotalEnergies announce large-scale renewable energy acquisitions; Icahn asks investors to support animal welfare proxy campaign against McDonald’s; Allianz requires net zero commitments from suppliers & energy clients; KKR launches a new renewable energy investment platform; 100 EU cities commit to climate neutrality by 2030; Unilever ends marketing of food & beverages to children under 16; Iberdrola signs €1 billion green loan, 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

Allianz to Require Net Zero Commitments from Suppliers, Energy Clients

GM Asks Suppliers to Commit to Climate, Human Rights Goals

100 EU Cities Commit to Reach Climate Neutrality by 2030

WM to Invest Over $800 Million to Increase Renewable Natural Gas Production

Lufthansa Enables Passengers to Offset Climate Impact Through Sustainable Aviation Fuel, Climate Solution Purchases

Elanco, DSM Partner on Methane Reducing Cattle Feed with “Blockbuster” Revenue Potential

MAPFRE Commits to Net Zero Emissions in Insurance Underwriting Portfolios by 2050

Unilever to End Marketing of Food and Beverages to Children Under 16

ServiceNow Ties Compensation for Top Execs to ESG Goals

Guest Post: As Companies Commit to Climate Action, Here’s What They can Learn from Deforestation

Government & Regulators

UK Launches Taskforce to Develop Standard for Climate Transition Plan Disclosure

ESG Reporting & Disclosure

Guest Post: 4 Things to Consider When Calculating GHG Emissions Across a Portfolio

ESG Services and Tools

Moody’s Launches New ESG Platform for Portfolio Managers

Schwab Provides ESG Ratings from MSCI to Investors

Supply Chain Sustainability Platform Higg Raises $50 Million

Moody’s Analytics Incorporates Climate Risk Assessment into its Credit Lifecycle Management Platform

Fitch Extending Climate Vulnerability Scores for all Corporate Sectors

ESG Investing

WisdomTree Launches Decarbonization Themed Waste-to-Energy & Recycling-Focused ETF

HSBC Launches Sustainable ETF Targeting Higher ESG Scores, Faster Emissions Reductions

Carl Icahn Urges Investors to Support Proxy Battle Against McDonald’s on Animal Welfare, Calls Out Wall Street Hypocrisy on ESG

Sustainable Finance

Citi More Than Doubles Sustainable Finance Activity in 2021, on Track for $1 Trillion 2030 Goal

Santander, EIT InnoEnergy Partner to Finance and Develop Energy Transition Startups

OCBC Bank, MetaVerse Green Exchange Partner to Launch Tokenised Green Finance Solutions

Iberdrola Signs €1 Billion Green Loan to Fund Renewables Development

Private Equity

TPG Raises Over $7 Billion for Climate Solutions Fund

KKR Launches Renewable Energy Investment Platform in Asia

BlackRock Backs Ultrafast EV Charging Startup FreeWire’s $125 Million Capital Raise

Energy Transition

Shell Triples Renewable Energy Capacity in $1.6 Billion Acquisition

KKR Acquires French Renewable Energy Producer Albioma for €1.6 Billion

TotalEnergies Acquires Core Solar, Ramping US Renewables Portfolio to Over 10 GW

Exec Appointments

Ninety One Hires Daisy Streatfeild as Sustainability Director

Lombard Odier IM Appoints Ruben Lubowski Chief Carbon and Environmental Markets Strategist

Reports, Studies & Surveys

IBM Survey: Supply Chain Execs Willing to Trade Profitability for Sustainability