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Jobs for Refugees: A Portrait of Banker Lanna Idriss

World Refugee Day was established to commemorate people who have had to flee their homes. According to the United Nations, at no point since the end of World War II have there been as many refugees as there are now.

In this segment, "Global 3000" profiles Lanna Idriss. She is half Syrian, and she's a mover and shaker. She's head of Compliance Process Management and Outsourcing at the BHF Bank in Frankfurt. A year ago, she reduced her working hours to be able to look after her own non-profit company. Gyalpa provides employment and future prospects to Syrian refugee women in countries such as Lebanon and Jordan.

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It's a beautiful world - and it keeps getting better for humanity. Really? Anyone listening to politicians or reading the news might easily get a different impression. This week's Global 3000 looks on the bright side of life.

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Social media fashion influencers set the trends for young, affluent Chinese. An Israeli social entrepreneur helps people with mental health issues find jobs. And organic cultivation in Brazil's Amazon basin.

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Global 3000's new Social Justice series turns the spotlight on the work world in Asia and Europe. We also meet an ice hockey team in Kenya and some butterfly farmers in Costa Rica.

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This week: the debate in Botswana about hunting elephants. Conservationists in the Solomon Islands who are rescuing sea turtles. And in our Work Places series, we meet two women in different parts of the world who are farming seaweed for the future.

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