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The NCEO maintains a wealth of resources on the state of ESOPs in the U.S., including plan counts, sponsor demographics, and a comprehensive list of ESOPs. Our ESOP company surveys provide the ESOP community with the most current data on company practices and trends in corporate governance, compensation, and more.
NCEO members receive access to a free set of reports (member login required) summarizing our research findings on ESOP company executive compensation, corporate governance, ESOP transactions, ESPPs, private company equity compensation, and more.
The ESOP Repurchase Obligation Survey collects data on ESOP companies' approaches to their repurchase obligations and distribution and diversification policies. The 2017 results are available.
The ESOP Corporate Governance Survey covers a range of issues related to corporate governance in ESOP companies, including board composition and the role of ESOP participants, the trustee, and more.
The ESOP Executive Compensation Survey is one of the only sources of data on executive compensation specific to ESOP companies. Results from the 2016 survey are now available.
The Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) Survey explores trends in plan design, compensation cost, plan satisfaction, and other aspects of employee stock purchase plans.
In addition to our research surveys, the NCEO conducts the Ownership Culture Survey, an employee survey product designed to help individual companies assess and improve their ownership culture by measuring employee attitudes. Learn more about the Ownership Culture Survey here.
We gladly undertake custom research to answer questions about employee ownership for NCEO members and other interested parties. Contact Research Director Nancy Wiefek at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-208-1312.