These are Asia’s 22 greenest metropolises!



12. Jakarta

Jakarta is ranked average overall in the Index. Indonesia’s capital is the country’s largest city, with a population of 9.2 million.

With a GDP per person of $7,600, it is the richest city in Indonesia, but is still among the lower income cities in the index.

Jakarta scores best in the energy and CO2 category, mainly for its low levels of CO2 emissions and energy consumption. The city has shown leadership by pledging to reduce carbon emissions by 30% by 2020, going beyond the national target.