Enactus China Team from the Shanghai University of Finance & Economics celebrating at the 2013 Enactus World Cup in Cancun, Mexico. The 2014 Enactus World Cup is scheduled to take place in Beijing, 22-24 October.
KPMG now works with Enactus in more than 20 countries around the world providing judges, practical advice and in-kind support. Student teams develop business projects over the course of an academic year, competing in their respective national program to win the chance to compete at the annual Enactus World Cup.
This year 62,000 students from 1,600 universities took part in the 2013 World Cup, creating and building community empowerment projects as diverse as a training and job placement program for unemployed women in Kazakhstan to a social enterprise in Ireland reducing the amount of food going to landfill by developing an app to match surplus food to local charities.
The 2013 Enactus World Cup Final was held in Mexico and brought 3,000 students, academics and business leaders from about 40 countries around the world together for the largest and most successful competition Enactus has ever held.