Marty Donkervoort has been honoured by the World Corporate Social Responsibility Congress by being listed as one of the “50 Most Talented Social Innovators.” Marty is a member of the Canadian CED Network, UWinnipeg teacher in the Faculty of Business and Economics (a course on social enterprise) and in the Urban and Inner-City Studies program, and a past or current director of the Canadian Worker Co-op Federation, the Worker Owner Development Foundation, and the Social Enterprise Council of Canada.
Marty is also the author of Inner City Renovation: How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities. The book documents the impacts Inner City Renovation, a much-lauded social enterprise in Winnipeg’s North End, has had on its employees and on their community. Marty was previously the general manager and board member for this innovative social enterprise.
“I am delighted and honoured that our Winnipeg success story is being heard around the word,” expressed Donkervoort. “This award is a tremendous affirmation of the innovative work that Winnipegers are doing to create a more just economy.”
Marty will be accepting the award at the World CSR Congress conference in Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India February 17-18, 2015.