Grant Thornton is one of the 50 “World’s most attractive global employers,” according to the Universum Talent Survey of more than 270,000 business and engineering students from 12 of the world’s largest economies. 

 “We are very proud of the culture that our 43,000 people in more than 130 countries have created and is being recognized by this award,” said Ed Nusbaum, global CEO Grant Thornton. “At Grant Thornton, we are committed to a distinctive and differentiated work environment where our people feel motivated, inspired and trusted. We want people to love working here.”

Grant Thornton moved up three spots in the 2016 survey to #34. The rankings are based on the opinions of business and engineering students from top universities in the world’s 12 largest economies: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Russia, UK and US. These markets represent 70 percent of the world’s economy. The field period for the data collection was from September 2015 to April 2016.

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