ASIA’s ONLY CORPORATE INNOVATION PROGRAM FOCUSED ON TRAVEL & SUSTAINABILITY

TLA is a platform for triple-bottom-line innovation in Asia’s travel industry that helps corporates

source technology solutions for their most pressing sustainability and environmental problems.

Uniquely, TLA includes the potential for de-risked investment funding from ADB at the pilot, post-pilot,

and adoption stages. 

TRIPLE-BOTTOM-LINE IMPACT

Participating corporates will have first-hand access to ADB’s proprietary Sustainability Impact Matrix. Designed to quantify positive environmental and social impact, your company will be able to tell an enhanced sustainability brand story in a clear and credible way.



TLA MISSION

Accelerate the adoption of game-changing sustainability technologies in Asia Pacific

Actively track environmental and social impact over time

Scale the impact across the region and enhance your brand value as a Leaders in sustainability

TLA CORPORATE

INNOVATION

PROGRAM

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Designed for large corporates in travel and hopitality who want to be innovative and have more positive environmental impact

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Operations in 3+ APAC countries, including at least one of the following: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philipines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

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Participating corporates will have unrivaled access to startups and mature solutions from around the world that focus on sustainability

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If a participating corporate decides to pilot a solution, ADB Ventures will evaluate the impact and possibly de-risk the investment with a grant.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?

Year-long guidance through the world’s most successful and prestigious corporate innovation program from Silicon Valley : Plug and Play Tech Center

Hand-picked introductions to leading startups and solution providers from around the world to solve your most pressing sustainability issues

A deeper 360° understanding of your company’s current sustainability, environmental, and innovation needs.

Access to ADB’s proprietary Sustainability Impact Matrix to evaluate the success of your new initiatives across multiple metrics such as ROI, gHg reductions, and many more.

AM I ELIGIBLE?

For 2019, TLA will focus on the Hospitality Industry. If you can answer YES to the following questions, we invite you to apply!

Do you have operations in 3+ APAC countries, including at least one of the following: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam?

Including executive buy in, does your company want to create or expand its committment to having a positive environmental impact?

Does your company want to bring proven solutions from around the world to its Asia operations?

WHAT DOES
INNOVATION
LOOK LIKE?

TLA is particularly interrested in finding solutions to the most pressing problems related to negative environmental impact in the travel and hospitality industries.

  • Overdevelopment & Over-tourism
  • Reduced environmental impact
  • New materials & packaging
  • Energy, waste, and water management

TIMELINE

To be considered for the TLA program, contact us at the form below!

MENTORS

Dominic Mellor

Dominic Mellor

ADB Ventures, Senior Investment Specialist

Jason Lusk

Jason Lusk

Consultant

Graham Harper

Graham Harper

Director of Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Mario Hardy

Mario Hardy

CEO

Trevor Weltman

Trevor Weltman

Chief of Staff

Jupe Tan

Jupe Tan

Managing Partner APAC

Patricia Nordstrom

Patricia Nordstrom

Corporate Partnerships APAC

Wayne Soh

Wayne Soh

Director of Investments APAC

Want to learn more or be
considered for TLA?

Including at least one of the following:
Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia Myanmar,
Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam

Travel Lab Asia – Pacific Asia Travel Association 

28th Floor, Siam Piwat Tower,
989 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan,
Bangkok 10330 Thailand