Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention

Series: ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Phase 2 Regional Consultations

Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention

25 November 2021 to 01 December 2021

via Zoom.

25 November 2021, 10:00 a.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Fiji (GMT +12)
Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, and Southeast Asia

26 November 2021, 5:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 2:00 p.m. Pakistan (GMT +5) / 2:30 p.m. India (GMT +5:30)
Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in South Asia and Central and West Asia

1 December 2021, 10:00 p.m. Manila (GMT +8) / 9:00 a.m. Washington DC (GMT –5) / 3:00 p.m. Frankfurt (GMT +1)
Consultation with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in North America and Europe


This consultation will solicit feedback on the application of the current safeguard requirements relevant to pollution prevention and abatement and share some preliminary findings from the benchmarking study comparing ADB’s requirements with those of selected other MFIs (mainly EBRD, IDB, AIIB, AfDB, IFC, and the World Bank). Areas for discussion will focus on pollution prevention (air, water, noise and vibration) and resource efficiency, as well as waste and hazardous materials, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
25 Nov 2021 Presentations ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study
Azim Manji, Bruce Dunn, Duncan Lang, Francesco Ricciardi
25 Nov 2021 Presentations ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study (Bahasa Indonesia Translation)
25 Nov 2021 Presentations ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study (Chinese Translation)
25 Nov 2021 Presentations ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study (Russian Translation)
25 Nov 2021 Presentations ADB Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study (Hindi Translation)
25 Nov 2021 Videos [VIDEO] 25 November 2021 (10:00 a.m. Manila), Consultations on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in East Asia, Pacific, and Southeast Asia
Safeguard Policy Review and Update (SPRU): This is a video recording of the regional consultation on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention Safeguards...
25 Nov 2021 Videos [VIDEO] 26 November 2021 (5:00 p.m. Manila), Consultations on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in South Asia and Central and West Asia
Safeguard Policy Review and Update (SPRU): This is a video recording of the regional consultation on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention Safeguards...
25 Nov 2021 Videos [VIDEO] 01 December 2021 (10:00 p.m. Manila), Consultations on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention with Governments, Civil Society Organizations and other Non-Governmental Stakeholders in North America and Europe
Safeguard Policy Review and Update (SPRU): This is a video recording of the regional consultation on Resource Efficiency and Pollution Prevention Safeguards...

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