Climate finance has yet to reach the necessary scale for mobilizing sufficient funds to support the decarbonization efforts of businesses.
Firms with greater air pollution or greenhouse gas emissions (measured as a share of revenue) invest more in renewable energy (measured as a share of equity).
This brief examines the public health consequences of smoking in five Asian countries and evaluates strategies to raise tobacco taxes to reduce smoking prevalence and boost revenue.
This Sri Lanka project brief analyzes how ADB provided a $50 million loan to the state-owned Regional Development Bank (RDB) to unlock much-needed financing for the micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) central to the country’s growth.
Diversification and strengthening of Eurasian rail corridors benefit Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation members through revenues from transit fees.
Fisheries and aquaculture businesses may play a greater role in translating their commitment to upholding human rights for workers and coastal communities.
At least in the first 6 months of school reopening in Malaysia, concerns over a lack of social interaction in school prevail.
The issues of judicial independence and accountability, the role of the rule of law in supply chain resilience, and its impact on global financial architecture are deeply interconnected.
This governance brief details the digitalization of the Republic of Korea’s (ROK) tax administration, assesses how its strategy can bolster tax revenues, and explores how developing countries can replicate its strategy to roll-out e-taxation models.
This report analyzes why deepening carbon markets in Asia and the Pacific can help economies reach ambitious emission reduction goals and generate the financing needed to scale up climate action and build a resilient future.