Environment Thematic Group

Integrates environmental sustainability into projects, country strategies, and sectors assessments; promotes eco-friendly design of infrastructure and scaling up of investments in natural capital, and ecosystem-based climate adaptation, supports initiatives to strengthen environmental management in DMCs and promote green businesses and address regional environmental concerns.

Offers courses on environmental sustainability, focusing on promoting sustainable infrastructure, investing in natural capital, strengthening environmental governance and management capacity, and responding to climate change.

Contact: Marie Antoinette Virtucio, Group Coordinator

Title Date Focal Person
Green City Development Tool Kit 18 Sep 2015
First Green Business Forum: Investing in Asia and the Pacific 22 - 24 Nov 2016
Advanced Learning Program on Resettlement and Livelihoods 20 - 24 Feb 2017
Incorporating Climate Adaptation Risks to Performance-Based Contracting 16 Aug 2017
1st Regional Knowledge-Sharing Workshop: Strengthening the Environment Dimensions of the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific 21 - 22 Feb 2018
Core Labor Standards and their Implementation in Development Projects 12 Apr 2018
Structured Decision Support for Natural Resource Management 09 May 2018
Training Course on Pollution, Health, and Safety Management in ADB Projects - Water Quality Module 21 - 22 Nov 2018
World Environment Day 2019: Opening Session – The Air That We Breathe 05 Jun 2019
World Environment Day 2019: Panel Discussion on Beating Air Pollution, Making Asia’s Cities Livable 05 Jun 2019
2019 ADB World Oceans Day Seminar: Gender and Oceans 10 Jun 2019
Preserving biodiversity in the Philippines’ New Clark City Project 26 Jun 2019
From Plastic Waste to Transitional Shelters—The Circular Economy for Healthy Oceans 28 Jun 2019
Building Capacity for Conserving and Managing Natural Capital during the Planning and Implementation of Transportation Projects in South Asia 15 - 19 Jul 2019
Resilient Atoll Nations in Productive Oceans 27 - 29 Aug 2019