Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Greenhouse supports entrepreneurs from growth-stage social impact companies from across the globe working to introduce innovative technologies and business models that aim to solve critical global challenges. Members of the CGI Greenhouse cohorts are providing new voices, perspectives, and proven approaches that shift power, change the status quo, and are ready to implement. The CGI Annual Meeting provides a platform for Greenhouse entrepreneurs to present their work and access the social capital needed to grow their businesses and accelerate mission-driven partnerships.

Purpose of Greenhouse:

To introduce innovative technologies and business models that can make a positive contribution toward solving critical global challenges.

To connect entrepreneurs providing new voices, perspectives, and proven approaches to members of the CGI community who are seeking solutions that shift power, change the status quo, and are ready to implement.

To provide operational support to entrepreneurs to maximize the CGI Meeting experience, which includes the ability to find investors/funders to help build their organizations or grow their programs with partners such as Fortune 500 companies, large private and corporate foundations, family offices, and impact investors ready to implement their products and services.


Explore CGI Greenhouse 2023 Impact

Selected participants will have an opportunity to:
  • Present on the CGI Greenhouse stage at the CGI Meeting, open for all to attend.
  • Demo their work in front of meeting participants to solicit feedback and support.
  • Participate in designated peer and cross-sectoral networking before and during the meeting.
  • Obtain training sessions focused on building the capacity of entrepreneurs offered by a variety of industry experts and CGI partners.
  • Receive one complimentary attendance fee, plus the potential for travel support, which includes airfare and hotel accommodations to attend the CGI Meeting. 

As part of CGI’s community doers, Greenhouse participants will join the wider Clinton Foundation network, increasing access to prospective partners, investors, and opportunities to highlight their work at events throughout the year, which can be advantageous to growth-stage companies.

Criteria to become a participant:

Socially minded, for-profit or nonprofit organization, that aligns with at least one of CGI’s content areas: climate resilience, health equity, inclusive economic recovery & growth, services to refugees and displaced communities, or humanitarian assistance.

An organization that has raised some capital, whether its seed funding (approximately $1-2 million) or is in the growth stage of its development, as measured by customers, private capital raised, philanthropic funding from well-known foundations or government agencies, or validated impact.

Geographically agnostic. Companies are selected from across the globe. Please note CGI is unable to provide visa sponsorship.

2023 cohort

Apeiro Energy
Private Limited

Health In Her HUE

2022 cohort

  • A Global Voice for Autism
  • AcreTrader
  • Activest
  • Beewise
  • Broxel
  • ChargeNet
  • ChargerHelp
  • D-Olivette
  • Esusu
  • Hala Systems
  • Kando
  • KOKO
  • Loliware
  • MedHaul
  • Nilus
  • ORO
  • Radical Health
  • RecyclePoints
  • Re-Nuble
  • S4S
  • Sana Health
  • Sankari
  • Spry
  • Stimulus
  • Strong Haulers
  • TemperPack
  • Terviva
  • Viva
  • Vesta
  • Unlocking Communities
  • Worldtech Consult