Student-led group Enactus Durham have been crowned UK Champions for their dedication to social enterprise and commitment to contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
We are incredibly proud of our students as they faced tough competition at the 2023 Enactus National Competition. They were up against last year’s champions Nottingham and other top universities.
Having been chosen as UK Champions, the team will now represent the whole of Enactus UK at the Enactus World Cup in Utrecht, 17-20 October.
Enactus Durham is a Durham Student Organisation (DSO) that delivers social enterprise projects across the region and internationally. They currently have 210 members and 5 active projects, tackling 11 of the UN SDGs:
The Ugly Fruit Group – decreasing food waste and insecurity in County Durham
Taka Taka Zero – a community-led waste-to-energy project empowering an informal settlement in Nairobi
Glowcycle – supporting previously incarcerated women in Durham into meaningful employment
WeCraft – combatting loneliness and lack of creative outlets in the local community
Trashion – a commercial project, designing new fashion pieces from waste products
Enactus is a network of leaders committed to using business as a catalyst for positive social and environmental impact. They educate, inspire, and support young people to use innovation and entrepreneurship to solve the world’s biggest problems.
Enactus currently has 1,626 team projects across 33 countries and 2,064 campus programmes.
Find out more
About Enactus Durham
About the Enactus World Cup in October
Opportunities to develop yourself at Durham