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Building a green foundation for Indonesia

  • Azam Khan
    Azam Khan

    IFC country manager for Indonesia, Malaysia and Timor-Leste

Jakarta | Tue, November 28, 2017 | 08:21 am
Building a green foundation for Indonesia Today’s buildings account for 19 percent of energy-related greenhouse-gas emissions and consume 40 percent of electricity worldwide. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM A swelling population and rapid urbanization is leading to a growing demand for new construction across the world, threatening major increases in carbon emissions. To offer a glimpse, today’s buildings account for 19 percent of energy-related greenhouse-gas emissions and consume 40 percent of electricity worldwide. Back home, Indonesia is the fourth largest greenhouse gas emitter, after t...

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