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
Risk Transfer Mechanisms: Partnerships for Coral Reef Finance and Insurance in Asia and the Pacific 14 Nov 2023
RFI Inception Workshop 06 - 07 Dec 2021
Resilient Atoll Nations in Productive Oceans 27 - 29 Aug 2019
Research Assessment on the Attitudes and Motivations of Women in Waste: A Gender-responsive Approach on Addressing Plastic Pollution (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 13) 30 Mar 2023
Regional Knowledge Sharing Event: Air Quality and Climate Benefits of Energy Policies 26 Jun 2023
Quantifying Plastic Pollution to Inform Evidence-based and Effective Interventions (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 20) 23 Nov 2023
Preserving biodiversity in the Philippines’ New Clark City Project 26 Jun 2019
Plastic Asset Circularity (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 21) 07 Dec 2023
Philippines: Wetland Ecosystem Services Workshop 27 - 30 Jun 2023
Omni Processor Project: Revolutionizing Municipal Solid Waste and Liquid Sludge Management in Bangladesh (ADB Circular Economy Webinar Series, Session 08) 17 Nov 2022
NUTEC Plastic - NUclear TEchnology for Controlling Plastic Pollution (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 12) 16 Mar 2023
Nature-based Solutions for Resilient Infrastructure 15 Jul 2021
Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Climate Disaster Risk Management 15 - 21 Sep 2022
Nature and Climate Nexus Webinar Series: Promoting Nature-based Solutions for Sustainable Infrastructures in Asia and the Pacific 15 Sep 2022 - 08 Dec 2022
Mil Mill Paper Cycle – a Circular Business Model for Low Value Waste Mixed Papers (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 10) 08 Dec 2022