Asian Development Bank (ADB)
From its base in the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) focuses on improving people's lives in the Asia and Pacific regions. Through strategic partnerships, the ADB seeks to improve the lives of 1.6 billion peoples currently living in poverty. The ADB invests in essential infrastructure projects, improves health care services and fosters sustainable financial and public administration systems. Its goal is to help nations prepare for the impact of climate change or better manage their natural resources for the good of the entire community. With loans, grants, technical assistance and knowledge transfer, it helps countries evolve into thriving, modern economies.