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

Published: 8 October 2020

This research looks into Asian Development Bank's 2009 Energy Policy, which justified its carbon-intensive energy lending portfolio for the past decade. It outlines CSOs critical review of ADB'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.