Key issues: Risk management

PwC thought leadership:

Governing for the long-term: Board Priorities and Practices (2015 Annual Corporate Directors Survey – Strategy and risk)
Directors continue to focus their attention on overseeing company strategy, but many say they are using longer time horizons than they did just a few years ago.

BoardroomDirect May 2015 (Issue in focus: The strategic development and execution gap)
Ask board members to rank the importance of strategic risk oversight and the response is almost always a resounding “No. 1.” It is also an area on which most directors want to spend more boardroom time.

BoardroomDirect May 2014 (Issue in focus: The meaning of risk appetite)
Risk appetite should have a starring role in a company’s overall strategy and investment decisions. But the concept can be confusing.

Board oversight of risk: Defining risk appetite in plain English
Risk oversight continues to be top-of-mind for directors. One area that’s particularly important for boards to better understand is the company’s risk appetite. This publication defines risk appetite as it pertains to the board's oversight of risk management.

Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2014-2015 edition
A fresh and critical look at the boardroom agenda is crucial as companies are confronted with a changing business landscape, technological advances, and significant risks such as cybersecurity. This edition addresses topics for today’s changing boardroom agenda.