The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a private, nonprofit membership and research organization that serves as the leading source of accurate, unbiased information on employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), equity compensation plans, and ownership culture. We are the main publisher and research source in the field, hold dozens of Webinars and in-person meetings annually, and provide services to our thousands of members and others. Read more...

Employee Ownership Updates

Loren Rodgers Loren Rodgers discusses the latest developments in his April 15 Employee Ownership Update.

New Publications

book coverThe ESOP Communications Sourcebook, 6th ed. is a must-read for every ESOP company. Learn more.
book coverAn Introduction to ESOPs, 14th ed. is the latest revision of our best-selling book. Learn more.

New Editions of Leading Equity Compensation Books

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We just released new editions of several best-selling equity compensation publications. Click a cover for details.

Spring 2014 CEPI Exam Prep Course Now Available

The Certified Equity Professional Institute (CEPI) at Santa Clara University provides the industry standard for certification for the equity compensation industry. We not only provide most of the texts for the program but also offer our CEPI Exam Prep Course. Find out more and try our live demo.
CEPI Exam Prep Course

NCEO Resources and Membership Benefits

Online Articles and News

Articles

Our free library of online articles covers the basic elements of employee ownership, and our columnists keep you up to date on the news.
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Publications

Publications

We are the main publisher in this field, with dozens of books, issue briefs, and other materials that provide detailed yet understandable guidance.
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Webinars

Webinars

Our Webinars provide Web-based learning wherever you have Internet and phone connections. Live Webinars are free for members.
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In-Person Meetings

Meetings

Our in-person meetings bring you face-to-face with our expert presenters and offer ample opportunity to ask questions and interact with others.
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Training

Training

We provide online training in ESOP fundamentals, CEPI exam test preparation, an ESOP board member package, and more.
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Talk to Us

Services

Need advice? In addition to answering questions from members, we can provide introductory consulting on an hourly basis, as well as speaking services.
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Surveys, Research, and Lists

Surveys and Research

We can conduct employee surveys at your company, perform customized research, or provide lists of employee ownership companies.
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Membership

Membership

Members receive our newsletter, free live Webinars, access to the members Web site, individual consultations, and discounts on all we offer.
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