The percentage of large European companies having employee ownership and employee share plans for all employees is still continuously growing.
However, the number of employee shareholders slightly decreased to 9,65 million people last year, and the democratization rate of employee ownership (measured as the percentage of employee shareholders amongst all employees) went back to 28,2%.

Source: Annual Economic Survey of Employee Ownership in European Countries in 2012

La performance d'une entreprise repose à la fois sur des relations collectives constructives et sur une réelle attention portée aux salariés en tant que personnes
Accord national interprofessionnel du 19 juin 2013: vers une politique d'amélioration de la qualité de vie au travail et de l'égalité professionnelle.