EFES NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2017
most remarkable cases
list of the most remarkable large European companies
considering employee share ownership was just updated,
with 114 most remarkable cases in 2016. They are located
in Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Denmark, Germany,
Spain, Finland, France, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the
Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the UK. The list will
be part of the coming "Annual Economic Survey of
Employee Share Ownership in European Countries in 2016",
to be published in March. Full
We have a selection of 26 remarkable articles in 7 countries
in January 2017: Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, UK,
Belgium: EASI is a good example of an employee-owned
company in Belgium.
Canada: How Employee Share Ownership Plans work in
Canada, a good option for Canadian farms.
France: The largest French union is calling for more
meaningful employee share ownership. New stories from workers
cooperatives. Employee buyouts remain marginal in France.
Italy: Employee shareholders will have a significant
position in the new Essilor-Luxottica Group.
Spain: New employee share plan for Repsol.
UK: John Lewis employee-owners face a cut in their
annual bonus this year, as the retailer face a turbulent period
ahead. Riverford Farm set to be owned by employees.
USA: Numerous new firms turning to ESOPs.
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