Leveraging the Sustainable Development Goals to Enhance Environmental Sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

Publication | November 2020

This brief emphasizes that Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads in its efforts to forge a sustainable future and urges policy action to put the region on track to achieve the environmental dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals.

An ADB stocktake highlights that weak governance and a lack of incentives and finance are among the factors holding back the region’s progress on environmental sustainability. The authors urge decision-makers to prioritize investments that privilege the environment and to apply integrated development approaches, systems thinking, and a circular economy model in sector planning.

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Environment
  • Environmental policy and legislation
  • Environmental assessment
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable Development Goals
Countries
  • Mongolia
  • Philippines
  • Viet Nam
Pages
  • 10
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • BRF200095-2
ISBN
  • 978-92-9262-436-1 (print)
  • 978-92-9262-437-8 (electronic)
ISSN
  • 2071-7202 (print)
  • 2218-2675 (electronic)

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