Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Safeguards and Climate Change (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | May 2022

This document summarizes the analytical study on Safeguards and Climate Change. Views and comments on this consultation draft are welcome until 8 July 2022.

This draft document is a summary of one of the analytical studies being conducted for the safeguard policy review and update. It reviews ADB’s current safeguard policy framework and practices in relation to interlinkages of environmental and social safeguards and climate change, and undertakes a broad comparison of the requirements in the safeguard frameworks of other MFIs. It also looks at other related climate change and emerging issues not currently covered in existing MFI safeguard policies. This study will present initial findings for further development and discussion with various stakeholders as an input into the revised safeguard framework.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • ADB's Policy Context for Climate Change and Safeguards
  • Benchmarking Findings on Safeguards and Climate Change
  • Next Steps and Areas for Further Consideration

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • Climate change
  • Promoting climate resilient development
  • 10
  • 8.5 x 11

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