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Virender Kumar Duggal
Principal Climate Change Specialist, Climate Change, Resilience, and Environment Cluster, Climate Change and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank
Virender manages ADB’s Future Carbon Fund. He has extensive experience in climate change, carbon finance, trust fund management, and international trade cooperation. He has worked in multilateral, public and private sector institutions in the areas of project development, portfolio management, advisory services, technology transfer and strategic collaborations across Asia, Europe, and Africa.
Carbon taxes and emission trading systems can help countries mobilize fiscal resources while enabling green economic recovery from COVID-19.
Clean Development Mechanism projects supported by the Future Carbon Fund are reducing greenhouse gas emissions while delivering social, environmental, and economic co-benefits that contribute to sustainable development.