Summary of the Analytical Study for the Safeguard Policy Review and Update: Environmental and Social Impacts and Risks Management (Draft for Consultation)

Institutional Document | March 2022

This document summarizes the analytical study on Environmental and Social Impacts and Risks Management. Views and comments on this consultation draft are welcome until 10 May 2022.

This document seeks to identify good international practices in the area of environmental and social risk assessment and management among Multilateral Finance Institutions (MFIs). It compares ADB’s SPS with the risk management frameworks of other MFIs and proposes ways in which ADB can incorporate current and emerging good practice in its new policy framework. This document assists the consultations that are being undertaken to solicit external stakeholder feedback which will be considered to update and finalize the full comparative study.


  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Summary of Benchmarking Study for Environmental and Social Impacts and Risks Management
  • Key Issues for Further Consideration
  • Next Steps

Additional Details

  • ADB administration and governance
  • Safeguards
  • Environment
  • 10
  • 8.5 x 11

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