Proceedings: GMS 2020 International Conference
This publication provides all the presentations, speeches, discussions and papers from the GMS 2020 International Conference: Balancing Economic Growth and Environmental Sustainability. The event, which was held in Bangkok 20-21 February 2012, focused on the Food-Water-Energy nexus and was attended by more than 230 delegates from the subregion and beyond.
As the full proceedings file is large (11mb), as an alternative you can download by session.
Date: 5th September 2012
Updated: 5th September 2012
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14th October 2013
In the context of Strategy 2020 and in the follow-up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), this ADB report provides a coherent overview of ADB environment operations and to articulate how it will step up efforts to help the region achieve a transition to environmentally sustainable growth or green growth. Building on ADB sector and thematic plans, this paper includes a brief review of recent ADB experience in environment operations, and identifies effective approaches for the development of “greener” country partnership strategies, investment projects, and associated knowledge and technical assistance activities.
27th May 2014
Mobilizing viable investments to effectively protect and enhance natural resource stocks and ecosystem services in Asia’s landscapes is one of the region’s most challenging sustainable development issues.