David R. Shaw is the Founder and CEO of Knightsbridge Human Capital Management Inc. Paul Alofs is the President & CEO- The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation + Author: Passion Capital This is about the second year of Passion Capital. As of April 21st people have been able to nominate companies or individuals that show passion capital traits. They are taking submissions earlier this year to make sure they can cope with demand. Last year was considered a huge success. The whole thing finishes August 30th , with 10 winners named.
It takes perseverance and dedication to help at-risk youth. Since 1976 Passion Capital nominee Enviros Wilderness School Association has been giving the emotional and practical support needed to turn a child's life around. Whether it's providing custodial programs for young offenders, emergency foster-home care or taking disadvantaged children on a memorable camping experience, Calgary-based Enviros is the go-to agency for helping at-risk youth and their families in need. Kim Parlee alkes to the group's chairman Kevin Blanchette.
As the deadline for nominations for Canada's Passion Capitalist nears, Paul Alofs, Author, Passion Capital, and David Shaw, CEO, Knightsbridge give BNN a preview of some of the nominees, and their stories.
BNN speaks with Passion Capitalist nominee Alanna Free about the culture and philosophy of Goodlife Fitness, and how how her passion helped turn the company into Canada's largest chain of fitness clubs.
Ocean-processed food supplements, bio-fuel and other environmentally sustainable endeavours are some of the things that earned Nova Scotian company, Innovacorp, a nomination for Canada's Passion Capitalist.