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How Big Is America’s Employee-Owned Economy?

How Big Is America’s Employee-Owned Economy?
Above Photo: Flickr/ fiona.mcgowan Employee ownership (EO) is gaining traction as a way to address a number of social questions including rising wealth inequality, and the best way to create strong local economies As a sign of employee ownership’s increasing importance look no further than Colorado, where Congressman Jared Polis kicked-off his gubernatorial campaign at Save-A-Lot, an employee-owned grocery store. If we are to seriously ... Read more

Making Employee-Owned Enterprises Part Of The Income Inequality Solution

Making Employee-Owned Enterprises Part Of The Income Inequality Solution
Above Photo: Mike Alewitz Impact Investing And Employee Ownership: With income inequality in the United States at record high levels, employee ownership is increasingly being lauded as a potential solution to spreading wealth more broadly. Most recently, research from the National Center for Employee Ownership released in May shows that employee owners have a household net worth that is 92 percent higher than non-employee owners. They also ... Read more