Speakers

Sean Kidney

CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative

Sessions

Sean Kidney is CEO of the Climate Bonds Initiative, an international NGO working to mobilize debt capital markets for climate solutions. Projects include a green bond definitions and certification scheme with $34 trillion of assets represented on its Board and some 200 organizations involved in its development and governance; working with the Chinese central bank on how to grow green bonds in China; an international Green Infrastructure Investment Coalition; market development programs in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and East Africa; and a green finance aggregation platform with UNDP. He is co-Chair of the India Green Bonds Council and has been a consultant on green bonds to the United Nations Secretary General. Mr. Kidney was previously marketing advisor to a number of the largest Australian pension funds.