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Sustainability reporting on the rise

16 Oct 2013

A global survey of 3,300 businesses in 44 economies finds that nearly one-third now issue corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability information, either in their financial reports or in separate reports, and that a clear majority believe the information should be reported

Grant Thornton continues to grow

16 Oct 2013

Fifty days on from Narendra Modi taking office as Indian Prime Minister, new figures from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) reveal that business leaders in the world’s second largest economy are full of optimism about the future – but are also calling for change.

Food & beverage exporters on the up

09 Oct 2013

Driven by rising optimism and new export opportunities in emerging markets, three quarters of food and beverage companies are poised to increase investment in the growth of their companies over the next couple of years.

Grant Thornton wins employment award

23 Sep 2013

A survey of more than 200,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies named Grant Thornton one of the top 50 most attractive global employers, placing 35th.

China pulls away from BRICs

19 Sep 2013

China has pulled away from its BRIC counterparts in terms of the development of its business growth environment according to the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013. 

Lease accounting exposure draft rejected

13 Sep 2013

• Co-investment opportunities considered key to attracting LPs • New LP relationships will dominate one-in-five new funds • Fundraising sentiment improves among GPs worldwide • Dividend recap volumes set to increase as LPs push for distributions

Revenue recognition changes questioned

13 Aug 2013

As the IASB and FASB ready the release of final global revenue recognition changes, a global business survey finds only 38% of respondents believe that existing accounting standards on revenue recognition need to be improved or replaced.

Support for India's Companies Bill

12 Aug 2013

Grant Thornton supports the passing of India's Companies Bill which was passed by the Indian Parliament on 8 August. The Bill will bring greater transparency and protection to investors.

Jon Geldart wins award in China

29 Jul 2013

The Greater China Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (ICAEW) has honoured Jon Geldart, Grant Thornton global head of marketing and communications, with a special award for services to the ICAEW in China.

Grant Thornton continues expansion

24 Jul 2013

Grant Thornton today announced expansion in Canada, the Eastern Caribbean, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and the UK, following on earlier 2013 expansion in Italy, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa.