Clinton Global Initiative
TURN IDEAS INTO ACTION
Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), an initiative of the Clinton Foundation, convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 180 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date, members of the CGI community have made more than 3,100 Commitments to Action, which have improved the lives of over 430 million people in more than 180 countries.
Linda Lockhart, Founder and Chair of the Global Give Back Circle, and Mary Mwende, from the first GGBC class, explains the progress and benefits of the mentoring organization.
Laura Peterson discusses how Hands to Hearts International helps people put research into action for the first three years of life. Close parental/adult caregiver attention yields a lifetime of benefits.
Lisa Meadowcroft, African Medical Research Foundation, tells about the healthcare workers in the last mile … and how AMREF trains thousands.
Chip Comins: “Get ready for renewables!” The chairman of the American Renewable Energy Institute discussed how renewable energy is an affordable future.
New York doctors Pina LoGiudice and Peter Bongiorno describe how foods have qualities that can trump many medicines—and for less money: “We have medicinal power from food choices.”