Windfall Centre's Brent Kopperson receives York Region Character Community Award
Change Our World / Environmental
Presented to an individual or organization that demonstrates character in making effective community changes in our world.
Brent Kopperson is the founder and Executive Director of Windfall Ecology Centre, a non-profit social enterprise dedicated to building sustainable communities.
The creation of Windfall was inspired by a vision of healthy communities, where economic, social and environmental needs achieve balance through social innovation, community partnership, and community action.
Brent is a strong, indomitable activist for the environment and has been recognized for his commitment to social innovation and community development with a focus on environmental sustainability.
Brent has been successful in bringing green energy to communities, and creating dialogue between multiple stakeholders, including governments, communities, investors, and advocacy groups.