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Who We Are

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is a statewide non-profit whose mission is to promote and foster employee ownership in order to broaden capital ownership, deepen employee participation, retain jobs, increase living standards for working families, and stabilize communities.

We provide information and resources to owners interested in selling their business to their employees, employee groups interested in purchasing a business, and entrepreneurs who wish to start up a company with broadly shared ownership.

2014 Annual Conference Held

The 12th annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference was held on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont. 

10/15: Free Screening of "We The Owners" Employee Ownership Documentary in Burlington

The Vermont Employee Ownership Center is pleased to join Hallam ICS, PC Construction, PT-360, Gardners' Supply Company, Pension Works, and Carris Reels in presenting a free screening of the awa

Why Share the Fruits of Success with Employees?

Read this blog post from the Great Place to Work Institute.

Senator Sanders Introduces Bills to Support Employee Ownership

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has introduced two pieces of legislation that could give an enormous boost to employee ownership in this country.

Basque co-operative Mondragon defies Spain slump

"Economic success stories are rare in recession

Chelsea Green Publishing Becomes Employee-Owned

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT — Independent book publisher Chelsea Green announced that it has become an employee-owned company, with close to 80 percent of its stock to be held by its employees.<

Tenth Annual Vermont Employee Ownership Conference Wrap-Up

The 2012 Vermont Employee Ownership Conference was held Friday, June 8th, 2012 at Champlain College in Burlington, VT

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