Enactus is a community of entrepreneurial leaders who see business as a way to address social issues.
Enactus Canada is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada.
The organization utilizes the power of entrepreneurial business to create positive change, and is committed to shaping the world with an optimistic, yet competitive spirit. Through its programs, Enactus Canada rallies the energy, ideas and passion of Canada’s best and brightest students who see business as a way to address social issues. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, the student leaders of Enactus Canada create and implement community empowerment projects and business ventures in communities coast to coast.
Enactus, as an experiential learning platform, helps students unleash their entrepreneurial spirit and develop the talent and perspective essential to leadership in our ever-changing world. Enactus is part of a global network of 36 countries. To learn more, visit: Enactus.
After over three decades in operation, Enactus Canada has grown to be a movement involving real people, real solutions and real impact as demonstrated by the following milestones reached last year alone:
- 3,498 students passionately engaged at 73 university and college campuses who logged 393,212 volunteer hours.
- 271 community outreach projects delivered, helping to employ close to 700 individuals through skill development and business creation, aiding in the launch of 448 businesses.
- Directly improved the livelihoods of 28,572 individuals.
For more information on the community empowerment projects being run across the country, please visit Our Projects.
The R. Howard Webster Foundation is pleased to be investing in the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders, who are improving the economic, social and environmental landscape of Canada.
Canada’s Lambton College won the 2018 Enactus World Cup
Enactus University of Ottawa’s project – The Growcer