Global Vision & Values

To achieve our global vision, we capitalize on our strengths by embracing the following values:

Unite through global Collaboration
Demonstrate Leadership in all we do
Promote a consistent culture of Excellence
Act with Agility
Ensure deep Respect for people
Take Responsibility for our actions 

Our values serve as the foundation of each step we take toward achieving our vision. They guide our decision-making and ensure that our people make correct and appropriate choices.


  • Provide distinctive client service to all Grant Thornton clients regardless of origin
  • Share knowledge, opportunity and best practices for the benefit of our clients and the development of our people
  • Bring a global perspective to our advice and our actions
  • Cooperate with others to get things done and achieve results
  • Work together to bring resources and expertise to serve all clients
  • Take pride in our global identity, and make it part of our everyday language


  • Represent Grant Thornton in a way that enhances our reputation and distinguishes our firm and our people in the marketplace
  • Take a leadership position on issues of importance to our profession, the firm and the public interest
  • Lead and communicate with clarity and confidence
  • Exercise initiative to make a positive difference
  • Have the courage to live our values without compromise in word and action; commit to doing what is right
  • Challenge ourselves to be the best we can be, and inspire others to reach their full potential


  • Be better tomorrow than we are today, individually and collectively
  • Continue investment in our own and others' development
  • Attain the highest level of competence in our area of expertise
  • Develop leading-edge solutions that set the benchmark in our profession
  • Achieve the highest standards of quality and innovation in everything we do


  • Understand the world in which we live and work, and anticipate how changes might affect our various stakeholders
  • Create and communicate clear expectations, define roles and responsibilities and empower each member of the team
  • Ensure that the right people are doing the right work 
  • Thrive in change; understand the "why," and help others to do so
  • React positively and respond quickly to changes in direction
  • Make objective, timely decisions, and act on them promptly


  • Seek first to understand and then be understood
  • Treat others as we would like to be treated
  • Consider, with an open mind, the perspective and opinion of others
  • Give and seek regular, open and honest feedback so that we improve and grow at all levels
  • Acknowledge and promote the mindset that work is only one part of life
  • Express genuine appreciation for others’ contributions
  • Resolve differences promptly — with compassion and understanding


  • Act as stewards to pass on a more valuable organization to the next generation
  • Make decisions that look to the long term and consider the wider impact, in addition to our immediate objectives
  • Act with integrity; be transparent in carrying out our duties, accept accountability for our results and use our influence wisely
  • Honor our commitments; do what we say we will do, when we say we will do it
  • Speak up if something "feels wrong" 
  • Acknowledge our contribution to mistakes, act promptly to rectify them, and, in so doing, gain new insights and awareness