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
Agricultural Burning: Sectoral to Regional Impacts and Solutions 27 Apr 2023
The Power of Partnerships in Fostering a Circular Economy (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 15) 11 May 2023
ADB Data Room: Nature-Based Solutions 13 Jun 2023
Agricultural Waste Burning: Technology Solutions and Incentives 20 Jun 2023
Smart Cities and Circular Economy: How Citizens Recycle and Reuse to Save the Planet (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 16) 22 Jun 2023
Regional Knowledge Sharing Event: Air Quality and Climate Benefits of Energy Policies 26 Jun 2023
Philippines: Wetland Ecosystem Services Workshop 27 - 30 Jun 2023
Low Temperature Gasification of Waste: Ultimate Solution for Energy/Waste/Climate (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 17) 24 Aug 2023
Cambodia: Wetland Ecosystem Services Workshop 13 - 14 Sep 2023
Scaling the Circular Economy with Circular Platforms (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 18) 14 Sep 2023
Closing the Loop on Food Waste with Insect Bioconversion (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 19) 28 Sep 2023
Bangkok Plastics Week 09 - 12 Oct 2023
Banking on Waste: Unlocking Finance to Address Plastic Pollution 17 Oct 2023
Risk Transfer Mechanisms: Partnerships for Coral Reef Finance and Insurance in Asia and the Pacific 14 Nov 2023
Closing Workshop on Marine Aquaculture, Reefs, Renewable Energy, and Ecotourism for Ecosystem Services (MARES) 20 Nov 2023