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.
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.
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
Designed for large corporates in travel and hopitality who want to be innovative and have more positive environmental impact
Operations in 3+ APAC countries, including at least one of the following: Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philipines, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Participating corporates will have unrivaled access to startups and mature solutions from around the world that focus on sustainability
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?
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
To be considered for the TLA program, contact us at the form below!
ADB Ventures, Senior Investment Specialist
Director of Sustainability and Social Responsibility
Chief of Staff
Managing Partner APAC
Corporate Partnerships APAC
Director of Investments APAC
Want to learn more or be
considered for TLA?
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28th Floor, Siam Piwat Tower,
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Bangkok 10330 Thailand