EFES NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2019
Members of the European Parliament and candidates
support our Manifesto for the European Election.
all reactions here.
What about you and your candidates in your country?
The Manifesto promotes the proposal of a European
Action Plan to improve information and awareness
about the benefits of employee share ownership
all over Europe.
the Manifesto. It is available in many European
in the European Parliament
conference on 6 February in Brussels about "Employee
Share Ownership - The European Policy", with a
series of presentations about examples of best practices
(voestalpine, Saint-Gobain, Siemens and others).
all information here, including all presentations
and the video message from European Commissioner Mariya
Gabriel about the need to promote employee share ownership
We have a selection of 26 remarkable articles in 7 countries
in January 2019: France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Spain,
United Kingdom, USA.
France: Eres Group evidences the raising dynamics of
employee share ownership in listed companies: Today, employee
share ownership represents a gold mine for listed companies
in France. The impact of the coming "Pacte Law"
on employee share ownership. A dedicated investment fund for
business transmission through workers' cooperatives.
Germany: Germany needs a shareholding culture, employee
share ownership could be an entry.
Japan: Japan looks to allow wider use of stock options
South Africa: The ANC's election manifesto endorses
employee share ownership.
Spain: New employee share plan for Repsol.
UK: Brexit threats on employee share plans in the UK
and Ireland. New firms sold to Employee Ownership Trusts.
John Lewis Partnership workers count the cost of the retail
USA: European startups are lobbying to consider reforms
to the rules governing employee share ownership in Europe,
so they can attract better talent and compete with Silicon
Valley. Support for employee ownership climbs nationally.
Women hold onto their stock options longer than men. Employee-owned
businesses tend to outperform their competitors, a growing
body of research shows. Survey shows ESOP workers have higher
retirement savings. The bizarre case of a massive employee-ownership
The full press review is available
political roadmap for employee ownership in Europe
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