Global 3000 looks at the issues that are moving us today, and shows how people are living with the opportunities and risks of globalization.
Danish social entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne set up an IT company in 2004 called "Specialisterne" that employs people with autism. These people's difficulties are often accompanied by unique talents, such as razor-sharp memories, great powers of concentration, precision and an eye for detail.
This is followed by a short piece about Peru's northern coastline which is increasingly being battered by storms and other extreme weather linked to climate change. Now together with a local financial establishment, the German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) has set up an insurance system that helps compensate farmers in the case of damage.
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