• CERAWeek
  • March 18 - 22, 2024

Sean Kidney

Climate Bonds Initiative

Chief Executive Officer

Sean Kidney is CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international NGO working to mobilize global capital for climate action.  Projects include a green bond definitions and certification scheme with $34 trillion of assets represented on its Board; working with central banks and regulators around the world on how to grow green bond markets; and market tracking services for the green bonds industry. In a decade of active promotion by the Climate Bonds Initiative in Europe, the US, China, Japan and India, the green bonds market has grown in size from $10 billion to $2.2 trillion outstanding. Sean is a member of the International Energy Agency’s Finance Industry Advisory Board, of the European Commission's Expert Platform on Sustainable Finance and its Investor Dialogue on Energy, and of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Sustainable Finance Advisory Panel. Sean is also a Professor in Practice at SOAS University of London.

Sessions With Sean Kidney

Thursday, 9 March