Poor management of natural resources and corruption have had a destructive impact on the region’s ecological systems. While different countries have different capabilities in dealing with environmental cases, all judiciaries in Asia and the Pacific have the responsibility to uphold and enforce environmental laws and encourage green justice through knowledge sharing and capacity building.
A summary of ADB's work with the Asian courts at the regional level, subregional level, and national level.
Examining the effectiveness of environment courts in the People's Republic of China and elsewhere.
Investing in "natural capital" is one of the four key thrusts of ADB's Environment Operational Directions for 2013-2020.