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    A research organisation focusing on improving the standard of living and nature.
  • Energy

    Fueling the growth of clean, affordable power
  • Forests

    Sustaining forests for people and planet.
  • Climate

    Advancing transformative solutions for climate change mitigation and adaptation.
  • Cities & Transport

    Developing and scaling solutions for smart urban growth.
  • Governance

    Ensuring environmental democracy for all.


  • Like many sectors, COVID-19 has disrupted the "blue economy." Though left out of many recovery conversations, there is abundant potential to build back a stronger, more resilient ocean economy that will benefit the millions of people who rely on it.

  • With Indonesia’s government and citizens facing the twin public health and economic crises precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic, it would be understandable if few people are thinking about the country’s forests. But even now, short-term policy actions and omissions can have immediate and lasting implications for forests. Here are four suggestions for Indonesia as it navigates through the current storm.

  • Clean energy yields an economic return 3 to 8 times higher than the initial investment, while creating jobs and reducing air pollution.

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