Asian Development Bank Sustainability Report 2020

The ADB Sustainability Report 2020 provides detailed information on the economic, social, and environmental impacts of ADB’s operations, activities, and institutional practices for 2018 and 2019.

Produced every 2 years, the report aims to enable stakeholders to understand and assess ADB’s sustainability performance. It includes information on how ADB operations are curbing emissions; promoting resource use efficiency; expanding green, blue, and climate financing, increasing investments in clean energy, and much more. This 2020 report consists of two parts. Part I: Highlights, presents key sustainability information in a highly visual format using infographics, and Part II: The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Content Index, details ADB’s sustainability approaches against GRI reporting standards.


  • Part 1: Highlights
    • The President's Statement
    • Sustainability Highlights, 2018–2019
    • About the Asian Development Bank
    • Governance
    • Accountability and Transparency
    • Stakeholder Engagement
    • Strategy 2030: Seven Operational Priorities
    • Environmental and Social Safeguards
    • Private Sector Operations
    • Knowledge Services
    • Enhancing Human Resources
    • Resource Management
  • Part 2: Detailed Global Reporting Initiative Content Index
    • Introduction
    • GRI 102: General Disclosure 2016
    • GRI 200: Economic Topics
    • GRI 300: Environmental Topics
    • GRI 400: Social Topics



Date Published

Friday, December 31, 2021

Resource Type



Law and Policy Reform


Asian Development Bank (ADB)