Leaving behind ADB’s dirty energy legacy: Civil society critical reflections and recommendations

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In 2009, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) adopted an Energy Policy that has justified its carbon-intensive energy lending portfolio for the past decade. Ahead of the ADB’s 2020 Annual Governors Meeting, civil society organizations release their critical review of the Bank’s energy policy and portfolio, urging the bank to take on its catalytic role in Asia’s energy transformation by formally imposing a coal ban as the first step towards full decarbonization.

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September 2020
NGO Forum on ADB
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