CHICAGO — Working Mother announced today that Grant Thornton LLP is one of the magazine’s “100 Best Companies,” the 13th consecutive year the firm made the list. The recognition honors Grant Thornton’s progressive and flexible programs for the career advancement of women. The 100 Best Companies are featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and on workingmother.com.
Key highlights for Grant Thornton from the 2018 100 Best Companies Data Snapshot:
- Grant Thornton recently rolled out a new benefit that covers the cost of breast milk shipping while traveling for work.
- Women make up 36 percent of the firm’s 2018 class of partners, principals and managing directors, further diversifying the firm’s leadership and providing a broader range of perspectives and ideas.
- Grant Thornton offers paid maternity and paternity leave, telecommuting and discounts for child care.
“Our people are our firm’s greatest asset and we benefit from having the experience and perspectives of working mothers as an integral part of our team,” said Brenda Wagner, chief people and culture officer of Grant Thornton. “Grant Thornton is honored to have many working mothers contributing at our firm, and to once again be recognized as a top company for them to work.”
“The programs and policies for working parents created by all of the 100 Best set a standard of excellence, and we applaud them for continuing to innovate and address the needs of this important talent sector,” said Subha Barry, president of Working Mother Media.
About Working Mother Media
Working Mother Media (WMM), a division of Bonnier Corp., publishes Working Mother magazine and its companion website, workingmother.com. The Working Mother Research Institute, the National Association for Female Executives and Diversity Best Practices are also units within WMM. WMM’s mission is to serve as a champion of culture change, and Working Mother magazine is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.
About Grant Thornton LLP
Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton, which has revenues in excess of $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices, works with a broad range of dynamic publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations.
“Grant Thornton” refers to Grant Thornton LLP, the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL). GTIL and the member firms are not a worldwide partnership. Services are delivered by the member firms. GTIL and its member firms are not agents of, and do not obligate, one another and are not liable for one another’s acts or omissions.
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