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Is this island the best in the world?

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Not a lot of people know the tiny island of Bornholm, Denmark. But it may be the greenest island in the world. It has turned its economy around by investing in sustainable business and is set to become one of the first carbon neutral islands in the world. Reporter Kiyo Dörrer investigates.

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