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
Plastic Asset Circularity (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 21) 07 Dec 2023
Preserving biodiversity in the Philippines’ New Clark City Project 26 Jun 2019
Quantifying Plastic Pollution to Inform Evidence-based and Effective Interventions (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 20) 23 Nov 2023
Regional Knowledge Sharing Event: Air Quality and Climate Benefits of Energy Policies 26 Jun 2023
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
Resilient Atoll Nations in Productive Oceans 27 - 29 Aug 2019
RFI Inception Workshop 06 - 07 Dec 2021
Risk Transfer Mechanisms: Partnerships for Coral Reef Finance and Insurance in Asia and the Pacific 14 Nov 2023
Scaling the Circular Economy with Circular Platforms (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 18) 14 Sep 2023
Smart Cities and Circular Economy: How Citizens Recycle and Reuse to Save the Planet (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 16) 22 Jun 2023
Structured Decision Support for Natural Resource Management 09 May 2018
Sustainable Financing for Nature Positive Investments: Tools for Integrating Economic and Market-Based Instruments into Projects 15 Jul 2021 - 26 Aug 2021
Thailand: Wetland Ecosystem Services Workshop 27 - 29 Nov 2023
The Challenges of Applying Circular Economy Principles to Food Waste and Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Hong Kong, China (Circular Economy Webinar Series Session 24) 07 Feb 2024
THE GREEN ROAD: Integrated Waste Management and Circular Economy in Bhutan (ADB CE Webinar Series, Session 03) 11 Aug 2022