Action Plan on Company Law and Corporate Governance
Communication of DG Market COM(2012/0740)final
In 2012, the European-Commission-DG-Market issued an Action Plan: European company law and corporate governance - a modern legal framework for more engaged shareholders and sustainable companies.
For the first time, Employee-Share-Ownership becomes part of a larger strategy of the EU institutions in the field of corporate governance:
"The Commission believes that employees’ interest in the sustainability of their company is an element that ought to be considered in the design of any well-functioning governance framework".
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