Building for a Sustainable Future: Asian Development Bank Headquarters, Manila, Philippines
ADB is driven by its dedication to improve people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. Part of this is moving towards a low-carbon climate-resilient future, which is why our headquarters embodies sustainable development. ADB headquarters was designed to be a sustainable building where environmental impact is minimized. Our International Organization for Standardization certifications commit us to operate in ways that reduce energy, water, and paper consumption.
ADB headquarters is certified Gold for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, which recognizes performance in human and environmental health, water and energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, implementing materials and resources management, and maintaining a sustainable site.