New Chair Doris Honold brings 25 years finance experience to Climate Bonds Initiative global market expansion plans


New Chair Doris Honold brings 25 years finance experience to Climate Bonds Initiative's global market expansion plans


LONDON, 25/11/2022, 11:30 AM: Ms. Doris Honold has been appointed Chair of the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI), a non-profit organisation focused on mobilising global capital for Climate action.

Ms. Honold is the former Group Chief Operating Officer of Standard Chartered Bank and a veteran of the German, Swiss and global banking industry.

The Climate Bonds Initiative works with investors, banks and governments around the world on supporting the rapidly growing USD 2 trillion green bonds market.

Climate Bonds' Board of Trustees provides operational and strategic oversight for the UK-registered charity.


Sean Kidney, CEO, Climate Bonds Initiative:

"We are thrilled to have Doris Honold join the Climate Bonds Board of Trustees as Chair. She brings immense expertise and experience to our mission of mobilising global capital for climate action."


Doris Honold, Chair, Climate Bonds Initiative:

"I am honoured to take on the role of the Chair of the Climate Bond Initiative. CBI is truly one of the world's most important initiatives that brings together governments, banks, corporations and asset managers to build a green future."


Bill Winters, CEO, Standard Chartered Bank:

"I am delighted that Doris Honold, a Standard Chartered Bank alumni and our former Group COO, has been elected as Chair of the Climate Bonds Initiative, one of the most impactful NGOs in global Climate Finance."




Leena Fatin,

Senior Communications & Digital Manager
Climate Bonds Initiative 
+44 759 3320 198


Notes for Editors: 

About Climate Bonds Initiative: The Climate Bonds Initiative is a non-profit organisation focused on promoting large-scale investment in the low-carbon economy. 

Visit our website:  





Disclaimer: The information contained in this communication does not constitute investment advice in any form and the Climate Bonds Initiative is not an investment adviser. Any reference to a financial organisation or debt instrument or investment product is for information purposes only. Links to external websites are for information purposes only. The Climate Bonds Initiative accepts no responsibility for content on external websites.

The Climate Bonds Initiative is not endorsing, recommending or advising on the financial merits or otherwise of any debt instrument or investment product and no information within this communication should be taken as such, nor should any information in this communication be relied upon in making any investment decision.

Certification under the Climate Bond Standard only reflects the climate attributes of the use of proceeds of a designated debt instrument. It does not reflect the credit worthiness of the designated debt instrument, nor its compliance with national or international laws.
A decision to invest in anything is solely yours. The Climate Bonds Initiative accepts no liability of any kind, for any investment an individual or organisation makes, nor for any investment made by third parties on behalf of an individual or organisation, based in whole or in part on any information contained within this, or any other Climate Bonds Initiative public communication.