Enactus Blog

  • China National Competition Highlights

    The road to Johannesburg has been a busy one for our teams in Enactus China. After a series of seven regional competitions, the best of the best met at the Shanghai Convention & Exhibition Center of International Sourcing on 25 and 26 May for a jam-packed event, generously sponsored by ADM, Chow Tai Fook, NU SKIN and PepsiCo. While the end result was selecting a National Champion, the event offered the more than 2,700 attendees much more than that.

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  • Poland National Competition Highlights

    The Enactus Poland National Competition kicked off the morning of 25 May when nearly 400 students, faculty members and executives met at Kinoteka in the Palace of Culture and Science, one of the most recognizable buildings in Warsaw. For the past three years, this national event has taken place at a smaller venue, but because of the steady growth of Enactus in Poland, event attendees had the opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the year at this landmark venue located in the heart of the city.

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  • Kyrgyzstan National Competition Highlights

    For the first time this year, an Enactus National Competition was live streamed, providing supporters across the country and around the world the chance to experience the event first hand. Thanks to official event partner Kloop Media, not only were the events streamed online but they provided ongoing and regular updates throughout the competition including social media comments and photographs.

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  • Tajikistan National Competition Highlights

    If we handed out awards to country staff for national competitions, Enactus Tajikistan would surely win the ‘Best Under Pressure’ award. At the last minute, the leadership team had to move their competition date up by a month, giving them and their delegates only a few days to prepare. But you’d never know that they were up against such a tight timeline: the event was expertly executed, the students were well prepared, and the executives were supportive and involved.

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  • What Is A Social Ambassador?

    Do you ever wish you could go to all 36 national competitions? Unless you can be in two (or more) places at once, that dream seems impossible. To make it happen, Enactus is launching a social ambassador initiative to provide an insider’s perspective on each national competition.

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  • Canada National Competition Highlights

    There’s been a changing of the guard in Canada, so to speak. For the past nine years, two schools have dominated the national championship, but after a tough competition this year, a new university has earned the right to represent Canada at the Enactus World Cup this October in Johannesburg. With 58 competing teams and over 1,400 people in attendance, the 2015 Enactus Canada National Competition, which took place 11-13 May in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, was the biggest yet.

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  • Farmers upcycle straw waste to increase incomes, decrease pollution

    After farmers harvest their crops, how can they dispose of the mass amount of agricultural waste in a responsible way? In China, farmers tend to burn it, creating air pollution in a country that already struggles with the problem. In fact, 97% of the 700 tons of straw waste produced in China every year is […]

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