• Final SEC rule 'expected in October'

    14 August 2023

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to publish a final rule on climate disclosures in October, according to a note by Jefferies.

  • Jefferies: Investors need better water dependency data

    01 June 2023

    Corporate data on water dependencies needs to improve to enable investors to understand water-related risks, an executive at the research arm of US investment bank Jefferies has said.

  • Jefferies: SBTs for nature to 'coalesce around a small group' of metrics

    17 February 2023

    Corporations are likely to use a small number of sector-specific metrics to measure their contribution to nature-related targets under the draft Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) methodology for land, Jefferies Research has predicted.

  • Water is 'most critical' natural capital factor for investors

    09 February 2023

    Investors should first look at water when kicking off engagement with corporations on natural capital, Jefferies' Grace Elshafei tells Thomas Cox

  • Jefferies: Investors 'underappreciate' EU nature policy

    18 January 2023

    Investors need to be aware of significant EU corporate regulations, which align with the targets of the COP15 biodiversity agreement, Jefferies Equity Research has said.

  • 'Sky high' central bank interest in GDP-equivalent natural capital metric

    16 November 2022

    There is "sky high" interest from central banks in adopting new natural capital metrics such as Gross Ecosystem Product (GEP)...

  • Loss and damage row 'could derail COP27'

    10 October 2022

    The loss and damage debate has the potential to derail COP27 negotiations, given worsening geopolitical tensions and attempts to pass the burden on to the private sector, Jefferies has warned.

  • Shorting stocks can be climate engagement tool, Jefferies says

    05 October 2022

    Investors that buy and sell stocks in the hope that they lose value "could serve as an indirect engagement tool in pushing companies to reduce their carbon footprint", according to Jefferies.

  • US natural capital strategy will 'ease' corporate de-risking, reporting

    05 September 2022

    Investors have been urged by Jefferies to watch US national natural capital accounting developments closely, with the recently published US government strategy set to 'ease' ...