The Common Good
August 2012

MAP: Employee-Owned Businesses in the U.S.

by Elaina Ramsey | August 2012

Did you know that there are more than 10 million Americans involved in worker-owned companies? Take a look.

Employee-owned businesses—you’re soaking in them! Sometimes it seems like corporations run everything, but alternative models are actually up and running everywhere—they just might be fixing your roof, making your cheese, or running your local nursing home.

For a few examples, check out our map based on data from the National Center for Employee Ownership. And read the August 2012 Sojourners article "More Bullish Than You Think" by Gar Alperovitz to learn how these employee-owned businesses are helping to create some economic good news!

View Employee-Owned Businesses in the U.S. in a larger map

Elaina Ramsey is assistant editor of Sojourners.

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