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Enactus 2017 National Competition-Press

发布时间:2017/6/5 14:45:42

 

Enactus 2017 National Competition held in Beijing on May 18-19, 2017. Guangdong Pharmaceutical University selected as the Enactus China National Champion.



The 2017 Enactus China National Social Innovation Competition was held at the China NationalConvention Center on May 18-19. Teams from 94 universities across China presented their projects which were judged by senior level executives from over60 corporations including Dell, Bayer, Chow Tai Fook, and Thermo Fisher.  

 

After the 2-day competition in which over 2,000 students, academics, and corporations participated, the judges selected Guangdong Pharmaceutical University as the2017 Enactus China National Champion for their project which used a Chinese herb residue technology to turn mushroom was te into organic fertilizer. The champion team will represent China at the Enactus World Cup in London on September 26-28 where they will compete with teams from the 35 other Enactus participating countries. The U.K. Ambassador, Dame Barbara Woodward was on hand to wish the winning team a successful journey.

 

Enactus is an international organization that brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders who share a vision of creating a better, more sustainable world through entrepreneurial action. Enactus operates in 36 countries worldwide. In China, 270 universities and over 16,000 students annually participate in the Enactus program. This year alone, these students worked on 1,126 projects. At the end of the academic year, Enactus teams present their projects at a series of regional competitions and one national competition judged by executives from the business community, many of whom are Enactus sponsors. 

 

Over the past two years, Dell has been the Presenting Sponsor of the Enactus Regional and National Competitions. 

 


Zhou Bing, Vice President of Government Affairs of Dell China had high praise for the students" performance, "We are excited about the entrepreneurial spirit demonstrated by the students through the competition. Innovation is the cornerstone for Dell and we are expecting to continue our partnership with Enactus. We aim to support more students to serve the community with their innovative ideas and practices."

 

In addition to the presentations of social projects at Enactus competitions, each year Enactus China partners with over 20 companies on tailored Strategic Topic Projects which focus on targeted social or environmental issues.

 

For example, "‘Innovative Agriculture for Sustainability’ is a project that is jointly run by Bayer and Enactus with the aim of promoting social innovation among Chinese university students. 

 


"With support from Bayer employees, we want to encourage the students to try out their ideas, stretch their creativity and make a positive social impact on society," commented Celina Chew, President of Bayer Greater China Group.

 

In another project, Chow Tai Fook and Enactus collaboration is aimed at using innovation in design, packaging and promotion in order to revitalize China"s traditional handicraft industry.

 


"Chow Tai Fook‘s corporate mission is to ‘Do Good Feel Good’, to fulfill our commitment to social education services, eco-environmental protection, and promotion of social sustainable development so as to create a better world", noted Bobby Liu, Executive Director of Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Co.,Ltd.

 

As he accepted Enactus award for Innovation partner, Gianluca Pettiti, President of ThermoFisher Scientific China emphasized the alignment of Enactus program and ThermoFisher‘s commitment to science innovation and developing talent. 

 


“Innovation and entrepreneurship are both key priorities in China’s 13th Five-Year Plan. Leveraging our strengths as a world leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher is committed to living our values of scientific innovation and talent development through nurturing and inspiring university students to carry out scientific innovation and advancing community building. We are extremely honored to be named "Innovation Partner" by Enactus China. Through building a new model for collaboration, we hope to further enhance exchanges between students and scientific experts, to create new sparks in scientific innovation and build a healthier, cleaner and safer world together."


ABOUT ENACTUS


Founded in 1975 in the United States, Enactus has grown into an international organization operating in 1,710 universities in 36 countries, bringing together a diverse network of 69,000 university student and thousands of business leaders from 550 well-known corporate partner companies. Together we share a vision of making a positive impact by enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.

 

 
 

ENACTUS CHINA COVERAGE

 

Established in 2002, Enactus China now operates in 25 provinces/municipalities, Hong Kong and Macau.



ENACTUS CHINA PROJECT STORIES


A Better World Is Our Business

Enactus students leverage their classroom experience, guided by faculty advisors and supported by business leaders, to develop projects that empower people to live better lives. They help aspiring entrepreneurs achieve success, equip the unemployed with skills to find productive employment, teach families how to gain financial security, and bring economic development to struggling neighborhoods. In villages, towns and cities around the world, Enactus teams are demonstrating that business has the power to inspire hope and create opportunity where little existed and ultimately improve lives and strengthen communities.




ENACTUS CHINA COMPETITION


Like in business, we believe that competition encourages creativity and rewards results. For Enactus, it means more lives impacted. The Enactus competition season starts with events in each country where teams compete for the honor of being national champions. Those champions form the core of a select group of 3,500 student, business and academic leaders from around the globe who meet every year at the Enactus World Cup to experience excellence in competition, collaboration and celebration. 

 

Competition:

Witness first hand when students present their most compelling projects on stage for 17

      minutes. Experience the synergy of teams as they share insights, fuel innovation and drive
      impact. 


Celebration:

Celebrate diversity of culture, abundance of ideas and the synergy of cross-generational

      leadership in action. 


Collaboration:

Challenge the status quo of thought leaders and network with global action leaders in

      sustainable change through the positive power of business. 



ENACTUS CHINA CORPORATE PARTNERS



CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 


Join the more than 550 corporate and individual partners worldwide who are improving people’s livelihood, building strong communities and developing socially responsible business leaders while realizing the business advantages that come from being a part of the Enactus network. It’s a partnership that serves as a valuable addition to a company’s CSR portfolio, as well as providing opportunities for employee engagement, student recruitment, executive networking and brand promotion. These opportunities are delivered through annual giving levels and sponsorship of specific program initiatives and events.


For more information, please reach out to Enactus via phone: 021-6481366 or mail: partnership@enactuschina.cn