The subject of purpose is exercising boards all over the country. The question we are asking is: What is our purpose other than to maximise profit? Changes in the demographics of the workforce bringing different expectations of employers and the anticipation of the impacts of artificial intelligence in how we deliver services are part of the drivers to go beyond just delivering a product and service.
We were extremely privileged to hear from Rob Booth, General Counsel and Company Secretary at The Crown Estate. Rob is a leading figure in the evolution of the legal ecosystem and speaks eloquently on the subject of purpose.