Grant Thornton LLP is the United States member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Through member firms in 110 countries, including 49 offices in the United States, the partners and employees of Grant Thornton member firms provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients around the globe.

Grant Thornton has been a member of XBRL since 2000 and is active in a number of XBRL Working Groups. Grant Thornton people serve as the Vice-Chair of the XBRL-US Adoption Working Group, Chair of the XBRL Accounting Working Group, and are actively working to develop the capability to provide Assurance over XBRL Instance Documents. The quality and transparency of financial information is critical to the health of markets and the economy. Grant Thornton believes that XBRL, coupled with Enhanced Business Reporting (EBR), provide the cornerstones for more transparent information leading to better management, better governance and better markets.

Learn more about Grant Thornton LLP's offerings and participation as member of the XBRL US Professional Services community since May, 2001.