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Jakarta Post

For Indonesian enterprises, green is the new black

  • Eisya A. Eloksari

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Mon, November 25, 2019   /  08:59 am
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Used plastic is sorted and cleaned before burning process at a recycling site in Wlingi district, Blitar, East Java. (JP/Aman Rochman)

Enterprises from micro to multinationals in Indonesia are increasingly pushing a green and sustainability agenda into their businesses as more awareness has been raised among consumer and industry players. Indonesia-based environmental organization Greeneration Foundation founder M. Bijaksana Junerosano said the country could gain a potential US$7 billion from implementing better waste management and an additional $28 billion from implementing a holistic value chain with the circular economy model.  “Indonesia is seeing an increase in the sustainable economy trend, especially because the issue has become a global trend,” The foundation’s executive director, Vanessa Letizia, told The Jakarta Post on Monday. Various sectors have started their own sustainable economy agenda, which...