Risk Oversight

Risk Oversight

This resource center is a repository for all NACD content related to risk oversight. Here you will find practical guidance, tools, and analyses. For further detail on information security risk, please visit our cyber-risk oversight resource center.

Thought Leadership & Research

Building Board–Management Dynamics to Withstand a Crisis Director Essentials: Strengthening Risk Oversight Strategies for Turning Risk Information Into Insight Governing Digital Transformation and Emerging Technologies Is Board Risk Oversight Addressing the Right Risks? A Board-Level View of Strategic Risks Strategies for Balancing Risk and Reward Risk Communications: Aligning the Board and the C-Suite Board Oversight of Reputational Risk Strategies for Mitigating Board Information Risk Communicating the Board’s Role in Risk Oversight to Investors The Board’s Role in the Oversight of Risk Culture Incentives and Risk Taking Setting Risk Appetite The Board's Role in Data Privacy Oversight Overseeing Human Capital Risk The Board’s Role in Crisis Preparation Communicating in Times of Crisis

Expert Commentary

Get the Most from Your Risk Appetite Dialogue Strategies for Addressing Disruptive Risks Addressing Sexual Harassment Risk Assessing and Building Corporate Resiliency Blockchain: What Boards Need to Know Strengthening Oversight of Supply Chain Risk The Role of the General Counsel in the Management of Disruptive Risks Ensuring the Independence of the Chief Risk Officer Principles for Improving Board Risk Reporting Assessing the Board’s Role Before the Next Crisis A New Approach to ERM: A Case Study from E-Trade In Practice: Reputation Risk Board Risk Oversight in Fast-Growing Companies Deciding Whether to Create a Separate Risk Committee

Advisory Services

NACD's in-boardroom education programs help boards deliver value and expand their education

Boardroom Tools & Templates

Sample Risk Appetite Statements and Metrics Risk Reporting Recommendations and Examples Case Studies for Developing the Risk Appetite and Tolerance Statements (pp. 7–11) JPMorgan’s Risk Policy Committee Charter UPS’s Risk Committee Charter Target’s Risk and Compliance Committee Charter Intuit’s Audit and Risk Committee Charter Deloitte’s Sample Risk Committee Charter (p. 18-21), Calendar (pp. 22-25), and Performance Evaluation (pp. 26-29) Board Questionnaire: The Board’s Role in Brexit Oversight Deloitte’s Brexit Resource Center for Country- and Industry-Specific Impacts Sample Dashboard for Third-Party Risks (p. 10) and Questions for Boards (p. 12) Risk Oversight Board Checklist (p. 3) ESG-Related Risk Considerations (p. 27) Board Risk Oversight Questionnaire Cultural and Behavioral Indicators of Risk Questions for Boards to Consider About Reputation Risk

Videos and Webinars

From Unicorn to Scorned: Lessons Learned From Start-Up Scandals Risk Considerations for Global Directors Brexit: Implications for Business Leaders and Boards Understanding Environmental Disruption Understanding Competitive Disruption Understanding Economic Disruption Understanding Geopolitical Disruption

Upcoming Events

NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit (Sep. 21–24, 2019, in Washington, DC)

Cybersecurity Certificate

Earn the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, issued by Carnegie Mellon University