Xin Ren
Senior Environmental Specialist, Southeast Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Once an ADB safeguard reviewer, Xin Ren now works on environmental issues in rural sector. Prior to ADB, she worked at World Bank on environment in diverse sectors. She also worked at UNEP and in the People’s Republic of China on waste management and clean production, and at UNFCCC on climate change.


In the Greater Mekong Subregion, environmental assessment for livestock value chains projects helps avoid, minimize, and mitigate environmental, health, and safety risks.


An evaluation of possible project impacts helps preserve culturally and environmentally important sites and protect nearby communities.


Proper design of policy incentives and the right mix of recycling, incineration, and other waste management methods through integrated planning can help protect public health and the environment in a sustainable way.