Enactus Blog

  • 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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  • Kazakhstan National Competition Highlights

    Our third national competition took place in Almaty from 5-6 May and brought together nearly 500 Enactus Kazakhstan supporters to celebrate the entrepreneurial impact achieved this year. The first day included two rounds of competition, which saw 25 teams present their initiatives to 35 judges; then the top five teams moved forward to the exciting final round. After the inspiring presentations, 17 executives had the difficult decision of naming the 2015 National Champion: Kazakh Humanitarian Law University.

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  • 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Competitions

    Once a year, Enactus students around the world have the chance to attend their country’s National Competition. Participating in one of these events has been described as exciting, exhilarating, inspiring and life changing…so how do you make the most of the experience? We asked you how you maximize your competition experience. Here are your answers!

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  • United States National Competition Highlights

    From 13-16 April, more than 3,600 people came together at America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis for the Enactus USA National Competition. Imagine the energy, the excitement, the passion that happens when so many like-minded individuals come together around a shared cause.

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  • Students empower disabled youth to run coffee shop

    Students from University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands are helping young disabled individuals gain employment experience by running an on-campus coffee shop through a project called Coffee Career. The project helps people who qualify for a Wajong benefit, which is a government benefit for young people who are unfit to work. The Netherlands is home […]

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