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stock option

n. the right to purchase stock in the future at a price set at the time the option is granted (by sale or as compensation by the corporation). To actually obtain the shares of stock the owner of the option must "exercise" the option by paying the agreed upon price and requesting issuance of the shares. (See: stock, share, option)

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Companies that stand to truly benefit from ESOS are those prepared to go the distance by fully adopting and embracing their recommendations.
Considering the way in which energy efficiency continually features so highly among the priorities of manufacturing and industrial operators, the ESOS framework should be embraced as a platform for change.
It is expected that the guidelines will encourage public limited companies to use ESOS as a useful tool for gaining loyalties of the employees.
ESOS was established by the UK Government to implement Article 8(4-6) of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) and is a mandatory energy assessment scheme for organisations that meet the qualifying criteria.
In fact, SOEs introduced ESOs first in the 1990s, mainly for survival and raising capital due to corporation reform and downsizing (Chiu, Huang & Lu, 2005; Zhang, 1997).
Stadium facilities manager Darren Crossman said: "We have a very good relationship with Orchard Energy as the supplier of our market intelligence and information, so when we identified that they were offering the ESOS evaluation and audit service it seemed to be the natural progression to utilise their services and retain independency from any one energy supplier.
Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that employee stock option (ESO) costs incurred by one company participating with related companies in a cost-sharing agreement (CSA) in the late 1990s must be allocated among the research and development (R&D) costs of all the participants under former Treas.
The advanced time and workforce management software from Auto Time can be adopted to work closely with the offerings from ESOS, thereby ensuring optimum payroll efficiency by reducing payment errors, which can add up to sizeable savings.