EU Sources - Evolution of employee share ownership - April 30, 2018

The annual Economic Survey of Employee Share Ownership in European Countries in 2017 provides a lot of information on the financial participation of workers. The report includes an overview of the evolution over the period 2006-2017, with main findings, tables and graphs and a list of the most remarkable companies. According to the report, 2017 was a new record year for employee share ownership in Europe, with nearly 400 billion euro held by employees in their company or 3.20%. 86.6% of all large European companies have employee share plans. Their number increased by 3 to 4% on average each year since 2006, a solid growth.

The report: in English …  

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