ADB works to help realize the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals that aim to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity and peace for all.
In order to mobilize additional financing, ADB provides seven mechanisms that help achieve the SDGs.
ADB links its projects to accomplish the SDGs, with efforts primarily in climate action and gender equality.
In Asia and the Pacific, majority of the population need a renewed focus to rebuild from the pandemic.
ADB supports the SDGs by:
The Key Indicators Database SDGs Section collates information from developing member countries statistical offices.
The SDG Data portal, by ESCAP, ADB and UNDP compiles available data and provides tools to assess SDG progress in the region.
The Practical Guidebook on Data Disaggregation for the Sustainable Development Goals by ADB and UN DESA provides guidance on delivering high-quality, granular, and cost-effective data for SDG monitoring.
Asia and the Pacific, like other regions, is not on track to achieve the SDGs and the COVID-19 pandemic has made the outlook bleaker still. The expected year for the achievement of the SDGs in the region is now 2065, according to UNESCAP.
ADB mobilizes development finance from the private sector and crowds in private capital through credit enhancement products, third-party funding platforms for co-investment, and public-private partnerships (PPPs).
ADB supports achievement of all the SDGs and integrates its expertise across sectors and themes to address complex development challenges. There are some areas where ADB has significant impact due to its long operational experience, and these continue to be priorities.
This report explains ADB's approach to integrate the 17 Sustainable Development Goals and their associated targets into its strategies, programs, and financing under Strategy 2030.