ESG Weekly International News 3/13-3/19

March 21,2023
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This week in ESG news: BlackRock CEO says not for asset managers “to be the environmental police”; DeSantis launches multi-state anti-ESG coalition; EU to require all member states to cut emissions; Shell declines to set tougher emission goals, says lawsuits not helpful for energy transition; Nestlé, Starbucks, Microsoft back $1 billion circular economy platform; Microsoft signs ocean-based carbon removal agreement; UK taxonomy classifies nuclear as ‘environmentally sustainable; ING sets new oil & gas finance restrictions; TD sets $500 billion sustainable finance goal; capital raises for algae biofuels, farm soil carbon capture, solar recycling tech, and more.