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
Low Temperature Gasification of Waste: Ultimate Solution for Energy/Waste/Climate (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 17) 24 Aug 2023
Koinpack’s Reuse Revolution to Radically Prevent Plastic Pollution in Indonesia (ADB Circular Economy Webinar Series, Session 09) 24 Nov 2022
Jumpstarting Ocean Deep Tech 13 May 2022
Joint Gender, Climate, Environment Session Highlights Women’s Leadership in Tackling Climate Change 11 Mar 2022
Innovative Solutions for Medical Waste Management – Recommendations from UN and WHO 16 Oct 2019
Innovation Technologies for Air Quality Management 22 Jan 2020
Incorporating Climate Adaptation Risks to Performance-Based Contracting 16 Aug 2017
Greening Transportation Projects 25 Nov 2021 - 10 Feb 2022
Green Road to Montreal: Planning Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure for Biodiversity Conservation in Asia — Workshop Series 2022 28 Apr 2022 - 26 Oct 2022
Green City Development Tool Kit 18 Sep 2015
From Plastic Waste to Transitional Shelters—The Circular Economy for Healthy Oceans 28 Jun 2019
First Green Business Forum: Investing in Asia and the Pacific 22 - 24 Nov 2016
Farm-to-Market Produce Logistics: Cases and Emerging Trends in Korea and India 06 Dec 2021
Eliminating the Idea of Waste with the TerraCycle Global Foundation (ADB CE Webinar Series, Session 05) 22 Sep 2022
ECOBRICKS: A Circular Economy Solution to Transform Plastic Waste into Sustainable Concrete (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 11) 02 Feb 2023