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CLEO is managed by the James B. Carey Library at the School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey.

Additional resources about employee ownership can be found on the following websites.

National Center for Employee Ownership

The National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) is a nonprofit organization that has been supporting the employee ownership community since 1981. Its mission is to help employee ownership thrive. They generate original research, facilitate the exchange of best practices through live and online events, feature current writing by experts, and help employee ownership companies build ownership cultures where employees think and act like owners.

Beyster Institute

The Beyster Institute at UC San Diego’s Rady School of Management works to advance the understanding and practice of employee ownership as an effective and responsible business model. They focus on education, research and consulting to promote employee ownership and the creation of effective ownership cultures.

ESOP Association

The ESOP Association is the only organization that advocates on behalf of all ESOP companies. Dedicated to education, the ESOP Association attracts more than 10,000 people annually to its 18 chapters and five national meetings—including the Las Vegas Conference & Trade Show, which is the largest ESOP event in the world.

NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership

The New Jersey/New York Center for Employee Ownership (NJ/NYCEO) promotes better understanding of the values of employee ownership among business leaders, public officials, employees, members of the media, students, teachers, nonprofit leaders, consumers, and other persons and organizations in New Jersey and New York.

Democracy at Work Institute

The mission of the Democracy at Work Institute is to expand the worker cooperative model to reach communities most directly affected by social and economic inequality, specifically people of color, recent immigrants, and low-wage workforces.


Links to State Employee Ownership Centers

Independent State Centers for Employee Ownership are supporting and expanding employee ownership, state by state, across the country.

California Center for Employee Ownership

Georgia Center for Employee Ownership

Indiana Center for Employee Ownership

Massachusetts Center for Employee Ownership

Minnesota Center for Employee Ownership

NJ/NY Center for Employee Ownership

North Carolina Employee Ownership Center

Ohio Employee Ownership Center

Pennsylvania Center for Employee Ownership

Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center

Texas Center for Employee Ownership

Vermont Employee Ownership Center