These are Asia’s 22 greenest metropolises!

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur

13. Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia and the country’s business and financial centre. The city is relatively prosperous with a GDP per capita of $12,400 and ranks average overall in the index.

Transport and air quality are Kuala Lumpur’s strongest categories.

Proactive transport policies, along with a relatively extensive and advanced rapid transit network are paying off.

Although vehicle traffic is still heavy in the city, Kuala Lumpur has the second-lowest level of sulphur dioxide emissions in the index.