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The Foundation for Enterprise Development’s first film, ‘We The Owners’ has won the Best Documentary Short award and the Indie Spirit award at recent film festivals. The film about employee owners making their businesses work and prosper is reaching the general public as well as universities and the wider employee ownership community.

Most people know either first-hand or through someone close to them what it feels like to not be valued, to not have a say, to not have control, or to be demotivated at work. A feel-good movie about three companies – New Belgium Brewery, Namasté Solar, and DPR Construction – that strive for the opposite is a welcome relief.

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