Strengthening Risk Oversight Director Essentials

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In brief: As corporate fiduciaries, directors play an essential role in risk oversight, a responsibility that has significantly increased in complexity over the past few years. This new Director Essentials report offers a detailed overview of practices each director can adopt to strengthen risk oversight. Each method includes red flags, suggested approaches, questions to ask, and additional resources. 

This resource can help directors:

  • Increase awareness of emerging risks affecting companies today
  • Learn the board vs. management role in risk
  • Learn to set and adjust a risk profile
  • Integrate strategy, risk, and performance discussions
  • Improve risk reporting
  • Reinforce risk accountability
  • Check risk mitigation
  • Assess risk culture 

Most relevant audiences: Board chairsCEOs, chief risk officers (CROs), and chief audit executives (CAEs)audit and risk committee leaders and members, all board members and advisors concerned about risk