Established in 1985, CCI Greenheart is a non-profit international educational exchange organization dedicated to the promotion of cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace.
Based in Chicago, Illinois, CCI Greenheart organizes high school exchange, short-term group homestay, intern and trainee, work & travel in the U.S. and study, teach, volunteer, and language programs in over 30 countries around the world. In 2004, CCI adopted Greenheart as its environmental and social initiative. Greenheart connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding. CCI and Greenheart have been recognized by the Mayor of Chicago and the City Council for the promotion of international education, environmental awareness and citizen diplomacy. Through the Greenheart initiative, CCI offers opportunities to our American and international participants to make a difference in the world through environmental and social service.