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The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a self-sustaining nonprofit membership organization that provides practical resources and objective, reliable 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 June 15 Employee Ownership Update. Corey Rosen asks: Is It Too Risky Not to Be in an ESOP?
newsletter The July-August 2015 Employee Ownership Report (member username and password required) is online. Not a member? Read excerpts or a sample issue.

New Publications

book coverThe new edition of Executive Compensation in ESOP Companies features a special report on our latest executive compensation survey. Learn more.
book coverThe new edition of Don't Do That is an indispensable companion for everyone involved with ESOPs. Learn more.

DOL Secretary Perez Discusses ESOPs in House Testimony

On March 18, Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez testified before the Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, at a hearing on the fiscal year 2016 budget proposal for the Department of Labor. In an excerpt provided at our ESOPinfo.org site, he speaks favorably about employee ownership in general and ESOPs in particular.
CEPI Exam Prep Course

See Our Interactive ESOP Maps of the U.S., Updated for 2015

The interactive ESOP maps on our Visual Guide to Employee Ownership site have been updated for 2015. They include customizable breakdowns by start date and industry, plus separate maps for plans with fewer than 100 and 100 or more participants. See them now.
ESOP maps

NCEO Resources and Membership Benefits

Online Articles and News


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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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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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


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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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


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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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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