Mission-Led Employee-Owned Firms: The Best of the Best - CLEO Skip to main content


Mission-led employee-owned firms embody a powerful model of enterprise design for a new era of environmental sustainability and social equity. These companies have much to teach the business world about ownership design for the 21st century and beyond. This report shares the story of this emerging model, embodied in 50-plus firms that are employee owned B Corporations and benefit corporations, plus dozens more employee-owned firms with strong social and ecological missions.