Engaging employees with a purpose

Blog from Dr Tracey Leghorn, Chief Human Resources Officer for SUEZ recycling and recovery UK

Among the many issues thrown into stark reality by the coronavirus pandemic, one stands out for business – the importance of purpose.

Leaders and businesses with a sense of purpose seem more relevant now. Companies and employees that share a common purpose are also more effective. And they’re needed more than ever as we face up to our most formidable challenges – from the climate crisis and economic recovery to social exclusion and inequality, and deteriorating mental health arising from the pressures of the last year.