Rigorous and efficient certification process that takes fewer than 10 hours to complete. Main activity is filling out a questionnaire to verify company meets Certified EO criteria (3-4 hours)
The company must be at least 30% owned by an ownership program
Meaningful access to the program must be open to all employees
Ownership in the program cannot be too concentrated
Additional certifications for Majority EO (>50%) and 100% EO companies.