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Certified EO Mark

Become a Certified Employee-Owned® Company

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Some of our members

WinCo Foods
Lifetouch
Butler/Till
Menke & Associates
Prairie Capital Advisors

Why Should Your Company be Certified?

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Attract Customers

Consumers are 35% more likely to buy from a Certified EO company than a competing company that is not certified

Person
Recruit Top Talent

Job applicants are 29% more likely to apply to a Certified EO company than companies that are not certified

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Credibility

Much like Fair Trade and Organic certifications, third-party certification creates trust and consistency for employees, consumers, and partners

Benefits of Membership

  • Use the Certified EO mark in marketing, recruitment, and internal communications
  • Leverage the combined experience of our members to learn from the best
  • Members-only webinars facilitate experience sharing
  • Members-only discounts to business products and services
  • Messaging examples, sample language, communications templates, and more
  • Cutting-edge whitepapers keep you up-to-date on public opinion and trends
  • Custom support to get you ramped-up and develop a plan tailored to your needs

How Certification Works

1

Introduction

Get to know Certified EO and see if you’re a good fit for certification

2

Questionnaire

Tell us about your ownership program and organizational practices

3

Follow-ups

Discuss the information you provided and clear up any questions

4

Review

Receive certification decision and discuss implementation

Ready to get certified?

Company must be at least 30% owned by an ownership program