Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | November 2021

This consultation draft reviews ADB’s current safeguard policy framework and documentation of practices and challenges in the area of pollution prevention and abatement.

It also undertakes a broad comparison of the requirements of other relevant safeguard frameworks utilized by other multilateral financial institutions (MFI); looks at other related environmental aspects and emerging issues not currently covered in existing MFI policies; and presents initial findings of this assessment for further development and discussion with various stakeholders for inclusion in the revised safeguards framework.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Pollution Prevention and Abatement in ADB SPS, 2009
  • Pollution Prevention and Abatement Study Findings

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • Environment
  • Environmental policy and legislation
  • Environmental assessment
  • 7
  • 8.5 x 11

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