Environment


This publication recaps proceedings during ADB's Southeast Asia Development Symposium 2022. It highlights the solutions adopted by governments, industry, civil society, and individuals to address challenges brought on by the pandemic.

Tags: ASEAN, Information and communications technology, Sustainable Development Goals, Tourism, Social development and poverty, Health, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Urban development, COVID-19

This report explores how governments, investors, and communities can understand the opportunities promised by green economic strategy and take action to build sustainable prosperity.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Finance, Economy, Environment, Energy

Nusantara’s plan to achieve a carbon-neutral, resource-efficient, and livable city will contribute to Indonesia’s target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2060.

Tags: Indonesia, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals, Environment, Urban development

Ensuring cities are livable, adopting nature-based solutions, adopting sustainable transport, and shifting to hydrogen power among initiatives seen to bolster fight against climate change.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Energy, Environment, Urban development

MSMEs are the first and last mile of the economy. As such, more concerted support for MSMEs to chart a greener way forward is needed, from governments, platform companies, and new digital solutions providers.

Tags: Private sector development, MSMEs, Information and communications technology, Environment, Climate change and disaster risk management, Sustainable Development Goals

Leaders want countries to brace for headwinds from COVID-19, supply chain disruptions, food shortage, climate change, and other threats.

Tags: ASEAN, Agriculture and food security, Health, COVID-19, Information and communications technology, Trade and industry, Regional cooperation and integration, Environment, Energy

Financing climate action was a key topic at the COP27 climate change conference in Sharm El-Sheikh. For the Philippines, on the front lines of the global climate emergency, it is a make-or-break question.

Tags: Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Finance, Philippines

Intellectual property and other intangible assets needed to help Southeast Asia meet net zero goals.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Environment, Energy, Climate change and disaster risk management

Given that buildings and the wider built environment contribute more than a third of the total greenhouse gas emissions emitted continuously into the Earth’s atmosphere, action is urgently needed to decarbonize the property sector.

Tags: Information and communications technology, Climate change and disaster risk management, Environment, Urban development