Excellence in Global Share Plans
Excellence in Global Share Plans

Hear Directly from GEO’s Award Winners

From insights to action - learn from industry pioneers through our new ‘Excellence in Global Share Plans’ thought leadership series. Showcasing GEO Award Winners’ experiences, this program will focus on their plan strategies, challenges and successes.

Through a unique series of resources, we will share actionable insights, designed to help you ensure your equity programs create and sustain lasting value.

In collaboration with Fidelity, long-time headline sponsor of the prestigious GEO Awards, we give you a behind-the-scenes tour of the workings of some of the most effective equity compensation strategies.

Bookmark this page for an invaluable learning opportunity.

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Award Winner Stories

GEO Award winners share their stories of challenges, processes and success through resources that keep you up-to-date with the latest in equity compensation innovation.

Browse the articles, webcasts and events below for insights that help your business.

Articles, Events, Podcasts and Webcasts

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Can Equity Compensation Influence Corporate Culture?

Topic: Employee Engagement

Compensation and organizational culture are deeply intertwined. We look at why it’s important to design a compensation strategy that includes share ownership... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

The Strategic Role of Share Ownership in Corporate Actions

Topic: Design and Strategy

Compensation and organizational culture are deeply intertwined. We look at why it’s important to design a compensation strategy that includes share ownership... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Generali: Driving Social Change Through Share Ownership

Topic: Design and Strategy

Winner of three GEO Awards across 2020 and 2021, we explore how Generali has used their very first employee share plan to make a difference in people’s lives.... Read more

Webcast

Monday, 21 November 2022

Winning Engagement Strategies to Maximize Plan Participation

Topic: Communications

It’s widely acknowledged that good communications are key to the success of almost any initiative and operating global equity plans is no exception.... Read more

Webcast

Monday, 21 November 2022

Placing the Employee at the Heart of Your Compensation Strategy

Topic: Employee Engagement

Hear directly from these employee-centric companies striving to understand their people and adapt their equity plans according to their needs and requirements.... Read more

Webcast

Monday, 21 November 2022

Employee Retention: Does Offering Equity Make a Difference?

Topic: Employee Engagement

Discover the variety of ways that GEO's award-winning companies have rewarded employees with ownership to foster loyalty and commitment, and to help with talent retention.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Small But Mighty: Smaller Businesses Making Share Ownership an Artform

Topic: Private and Pre-IPO Companies

Is employee ownership right for your small business? We showcase award-winning companies with less than 5,000 employees that have embraced employee ownership.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Streamline for Success

Topic: Operational Effectiveness

Do you struggle to find enough time to focus on strategic initiatives? Learn how GEO award winners have saved time and resources, increased efficiency, and reduced costs by streamlining their share plan operations.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Is Simplicity the Key to All-Employee Participation?

Topic: Employee Engagement

Should companies aiming for high plan participation rates focus on accessibility to succeed? Hear how GEO's award winners have simplified their plan structures, communications, and processes for great results.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Placing the Employee at the Heart of Your Compensation Strategy

Topic: Employee Engagement

Meet the employee-centric companies striving to understand their people and adapt their equity plans according to their needs and requirements, all to offer a great participant experience.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Employee Retention: Does Offering Equity Make a Difference?

Topic: Employee Engagement

Discover the variety of ways that GEO's award-winning companies have rewarded employees with ownership to foster loyalty and commitment, and to help with talent retention.... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Effective Use of Data for Share Plan Excellence

Topic: Design

Data is a powerful tool that provides businesses with the capabilities to generate real-time insights and predictions to optimize their performance and helps stakeholders to make decisions and take action. Read how these GEO Award winners use data to fine-tune their plan designs... Read more

Article

Wednesday, 16 November 2022

Five Winning Engagement Strategies to Maximize Plan Participation

Topic: Communications

We discovered trends in our GEO award winners’ communication strategies and have cherry picked examples of the tried and tested approaches that provided the biggest impact on their employee experience, corporate culture and plan engagement.... Read more

Webcast

Tuesday, 31 January 2023

REGISTER NOW! The Art of Making Equity Compensation Equitable

Topic: Design and Strategy

Across all GEO award categories, we have seen examples of companies going above and beyond to ensure broad access and more equitable distribution for their equity programs. Hear some of the steps winners have taken in their mission to achieve equitable equity.... Read more

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Additional Insights

Global Equity Insights Survey 2022

2022 Global Equity Insights Survey

Global insights and benchmarking for your equity plans – see what your peers around the world are doing with their share plans. View the 2022 Executive Summary and Video Highlights here.

Global Equity Insights Survey 2023

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