ADB's safeguard policy aims to help developing member countries address environmental and social risks in development projects and minimize and mitigate, if not avoid, adverse project impacts on people and the environment.
Guides | March 2022
Policies, Strategies, and Plans | November 2020
Statutory Reports and Official Records | November 2020
Brochures and Flyers | September 2020
ADB is reviewing and updating its 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement in response to evolving development needs. We encourage stakeholders, including civil society to participate in the consultations.
Director General, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department
Concurrently Chief Compliance Officer
Director, Safeguards Division
For queries related to Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan
For queries related to People's Republic of China; Hong Kong, China; Republic of Korea; Mongolia; and Taipei,China
For queries related to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka
For queries related to Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Viet Nam
For queries related to Cook Islands, Republic of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu
As of 8 December 2020