GTCB and BEI enter into collaboration agreement, Dhaka Tribune, 27 May 2015
Grant Thornton Consulting Bangladesh (GTCB) and Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI) have entered into a collaboration agreement to enhance their complementary competencies and capabilities in the field of Social Policy and Development consulting services, said an announcement yesterday.
GTCB is a member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading professional service organizations with over 40,000 Grant Thornton people, across 130 countries.
Grant Thornton Consulting focuses on a range of advisory services including social policy, organizational development, human resource management,governance, risk and compliance, corporate finance and technology.
BEI is a non-profit, non-political research center and focuses on foreign policy & security, corporate social responsibility, corporate governance, migration & development, media liberalization, financial inclusion and leveraging the diaspora.
BEI President Farooq Sobhan and GTCB Managing Director Dewan Nurul Islam, who signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organizations, said they were looking forward to the opportunities of collaborating both in Bangladesh and the SAARC region.
The combined resources and capabilities of the two organizations will produce synergy and greater intellectual depth to support the social development programs of the government of Bangladesh.
Nigel Ruddock, Global Leader, Grant Thornton advisory services commented: “we are extremely pleased with the initiatives Grant Thornton Consulting Bangladesh has taken to collaborate with organizations which strengthen its image and its service delivery capacity.”