Enactus Blog

  • In Review: The First Day of Enactus World Cup 2014

    Everything you have created matters profoundly. These six words were high praise coming from Lord Michael Hastings, Global Head of Citizenship of KPMG International during the Enactus World Cup Opening Ceremony a few hours ago. And they are a great reminder of the reason we are together in Beijing: to celebrate the incredible work of the teams, and the impact we collectively have when we decide to see opportunity and enable progress.

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  • Here Come the Teams!

    We’re still a few hours away from the official start of Enactus World Cup 2014 in Beijing, but if you happen to be walking around the China National Convention Center this morning, you wouldn’t know it. Over the past few days, thousands of students from countries all over the world have landed in China, tired […]

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  • Get Ready for the Action Leaders Forums

    There is nothing quite like an Enactus World Cup: thousands of students, faculty and business leaders who share a vision for a better world and understand the power of entrepreneurial action, coming together for three days to celebrate, collaborate and learn from each other. One of the event components where the learning is deepest is […]

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  • Meet the Teams of World Cup 2014

    The National Champion teams competing in the upcoming Enactus World Cup in Beijing, China are made up of thousands of inspiring, dedicated students committed to making a difference in their communities and around the world through the power of entrepreneurial action. Let’s meet the teams and find out how they are preparing for this exciting […]

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  • Sight for Sore Eyes: One Dollar Glasses and Enactus team up to give sight to the needy.

    Many people cannot pick out Burkina Faso on a map, but the Enactus Munich team saw opportunity to improve lives in the small country. The newest video from the Enactus #seeopportunity campaign features the OneDollarGlasses project in which the team trained micro-opticians to make and sell glasses within their communities.

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  • The Countdown to World Cup 2014

    From April through July, we took a journey around the world as we watched and cheered for the 869 Enactus teams who competed at 36 National Competitions. Each one of those teams spent hours preparing and practicing with the goal of not only being named their country’s national champion but also earning their chance to […]

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  • Solar Powered: Enactus students use solar power to change lives in South Africa

    “As members of Enactus, these entrepreneurial students transform discarded resources into a sustainable business model that’s relieving pressure on peoples’ wallets and cleaning up their community.” ―J.P. Bilbrey, CEO and President of The Hershey Company, talking about Enactus students from CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their project, Izenzozomusa makes hot water accessible through […]

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