The Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea was facing a multitude of challenges at the turn of the 20th century. With an ever-dwindling population, skyrocketing unemployment and limited opportunities for locals looking to stay on the island, it seemed like things would only get worse.
However, by 2007, Bornholm had begun to transform into a model green isle with a sustainable future ahead. The islanders’ efforts to make use of renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, combined with their commitment to environmental preservation and organic farming practices, helped make this transformation possible.
Today, Bornholm is recognized for its leadership in renewable energy use and environmental sustainability.