It is often said that a company is only as good as the people it keeps. Realising the importance, Essar Oil Limited has developed a sustainable people management system. Based on the vision of emotionally connecting people to positively engage in value creation, the project aims to create an engaging work environment where employees feel connected with the work they do. It seeks to move from a compliance-oriented function into a full-service and area-focused human capital management. The project has helped Essar in maintaining a higher rate of retention of its employees.