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EO+WD Weekend Newsletter, Vol. 34
We discuss everything from new laws in Germany to the employee ownership story behind your Thanksgiving cranberries
A little delayed…but with all the information you need to know!
Some of our partners – including Jenny Everett and Zoe Schlag – will be speaking at a panel on converting existing businesses to employee ownership. It will be on November 28th - check it out here!
What We’ve Been Writing
Megan covers new legislation in Germany designed to expand and encourage ESOP creation in the country
Tiffany tells the story of a family tire company who transitioned to employee ownership
What We’ve Been Reading
Those cranberries on your Thanksgiving table are likely from a worker cooperative
Check out this Impact Alpha article on how the employee ownership movement is working to reduce racial wealth inequality
A UK employee owned social services company was just recognized for their excellent care - check out the award they won here!
A major UK media agency recently transitioned to an Employee Ownership Trust structure
A December 1st webinar is being held to introduce impact motivated investors to alternative forms of ownership. Register here!
There will be no newsletter next week as our staff celebrates their Thanksgiving holiday, but we’ll be back in December. Wishing you all a Happy Thanksgiving!
In Case You Missed It
Last week Reid outlined some of the reasons why employee ownership - despite compelling research – hasn’t taken off yet
The Employee Ownership + Workplace Democracy Research Cluster (EO+WD) is a joint project of UT-Arlington professor Mark Hand and students at UTA and SMU