Institutional/Corporate Procurement

ADB procures goods, works, and services for use in its headquarters and field offices to support its operations at competitive market prices using the most appropriate procurement method.

Procurement and Contracting: Guiding Principles

Institutional procurement methods vary depending on the estimated value and/or nature of goods and services being procured. These procurements methods are: open competitive bidding, limited tendering, shopping, and direct or sole source contracting. Where open competitive bidding is used, procurement notices are advertised through this site and/or relevant publications or websites.

With due consideration to economy and efficiency, ADB shall procure quality goods and/or services for its operations at the most competitive market prices available using the most competitive procurement method applicable and giving due regard to the reputation of the supplier or provider, promptness of delivery, terms of payment and availability of adequate warranty and servicing facilities, among others.

In all its institutional procurement activities, ADB staff is guided by the principles of fairness, transparency and integrity.

Suppliers interested to supply goods and/or services for the institutional requirements of ADB and its various units at its headquarters may find more details in ADB's Business Center.

Invitation to register as a supplier

If you are interested to become an institutional (corporate) supplier of ADB, we encourage you to visit our institutional procurement notices page to check invitations for bidding or solicitations of proposals. Please respond in case you are qualified to bid or participate. Our team will then send you an invitation to register through the Supplier Portal.


Ensure ADB procures high quality goods and/or services for its institutional requirements.

Ensure every purchase represents good value for money to ADB.

Ensure ADB uses the most appropriate procurement methods with due consideration to competitiveness, fairness, and transparency.

Ensure all qualified suppliers are offered the opportunity to compete for ADB business.

Ensure ADB and suppliers comply with contractual obligations.

ADB’s Digital Learning Labs Program

ADB’s Digital Learning Labs Program

The “Digital Learning Labs” (formerly referred to as the “Digital Innovation Sandbox Program”) allows innovative companies (often start-ups and other small companies with limited track record) access to ADB’s platforms to test new products and services with a small number of actual users in a simulated environment.


Standard terms and conditions of purchase order

Standard Purchase Order Terms and Conditions are used and must be signed by the vendor.

Standard terms and conditions of contracts

Standard Contract Terms and Conditions are used and must be signed by the supplier/contractor for all contracts for goods and services. See:

Standard instructions to bidders

This reference provides bidders and potential bidders with indicative information on what to expect during the bidding process.

Other resources


Corporate Services Department
ADB Headquarters, 6 ADB Avenue
Mandaluyong City 1550
Metro Manila, Philippines
  +63 2 8632 4452
  +63 2 8636 2567

Institutional procurement questions and concerns

Asghar Ali Syed (Mr)
Advisor and Head
Procurement and Contracts Administration

Supplier registration questions and concerns

Sheila Lyn A. Sanga (Ms)
Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer
Procurement and Contracts Administration