(TORONTOMay 20 2021:  Enactus Wilfrid Laurier University – Waterloo has been named 2021 Enactus National Champion by the country’s largest experiential learning platform, Enactus Canada, and a 50-person judging panel comprised of top Canadian CEOs, for their ability to enable social, environmental and economic progress through entrepreneurial action. 

The Enactus team at Wilfrid Laurier University – Waterloo have created dissolvable shampoo/conditioner/body wash tablets that reduce plastic bottle waste through EarthSudsTo further their impact, they created Last20, a project that upcycles plastic into sustainable pavement. 

Enactus Laurierimpressed everyone through the work and impact achieved with Earthsuds and Last20. said Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada president. “Congratulations and good luck at the Enactus World Cup!” 

Enactus Lauriercompeted against 61other post-secondary institutions in three rounds of virtual presentation-based competitions. Each team had 12 minutes to showcase how their entrepreneurial projects advance the social, economic and environmental health of communities, create new career opportunities, spark business innovation and change lives. 

The National Champion will now advance to represent Canada at the Enactus World Cup taking place virtually October 2021. 

The Enactus Canada National Exposition unites 1,500 delegates including the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals and top Canadian CEOs to enable progress by supporting entrepreneurial action through competition, recognition and education. 

For competition updates, visit nationals.enactus.ca. All competition results will also be published on enactus.ca/events/national-exposition following the event.  


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada, a national charity and the country’s largest post-secondary experiential learning platform, is shaping entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 3,000 post-secondary students led 275 community empowerment projects and business ventures last year in communities coast to coast, directly impacting over 39,000 lives.  

As a global network of 35 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca. 

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Gaston Calzato
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Enactus Canada