TORONTO (March 28, 2013) – The Enactus Canada Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Unilever Canada as the organization’s latest National Partner. Unilever Canada’s investment supports a community of students, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world.

Unilever Canada is also  proud to present the Student Leader of the Year Award along with the Unilever Student Leader Reception to be held at the 2013 Enactus Canada National Exposition.

“Enactus Canada is very pleased to welcome Unilever Canada to our national network,” says Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada president. “They believe in giving back to communities, and thanks to their support, our students are able create and implement community empowerment projects and business ventures that transform lives.”

Unilever Canada joins a diverse list of almost 60 leading corporations, foundations and generous individual donors advancing the mission of Enactus Canada and enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,300 student leaders create and implement over 350 community empowerment projects and business ventures every year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 39 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit

ABOUT UNILEVER CANADA: Unilever is one of the world’s leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in over 190 countries. Our products are present in seven out of 10 homes globally and are used by over two billion people on a daily basis. In Canada, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry’s, Breyers, Clear, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann’s, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Popsicle, Q-Tips, Simple, St. Ives, TRESemmé, and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are owned or used under license by Unilever Canada Inc.

Our ambition is to double the size of our business, whilst reducing our overall environmental footprint (including sourcing, consumer use and disposal) and increasing our positive social impact. We are committed to helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being, sourcing all our agricultural raw materials sustainably by 2020, and decoupling our growth from our environmental impact. Supporting our three big goals are more than 50 time-based targets. See more on the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan at

Unilever Canada employs approximately 1,600 people across Canada – generating over $1 billion in sales in 2012. For more information visit