The organization was founded to create a new approach to solving the world's most pressing environmental challenges. Global Green merges innovative research, cutting-edge community based projects and targeted advocacy.
Founded in 1993 by activist and philanthropist Diane Meyer Simon, Global Green USA is the American Arm of Green Cross International (GCI), which was created by President Mikhail Gorbachev to foster a global value shift toward a sustainable and secure future by reconnecting humanity with the environment. Global In the United States, our work is primarily focused on fighting global climate change through our green affordable housing initiatives, National Green Schools Initiative, national and regional green building policies, advocacy and education. Internationally, Global Green and its affiliates are working toward: Eliminating weapons of mass destruction that threaten lives and the environment and providing clean, safe drinking water for the 2.4 billion people who lack access to clean water.