New findings on the board’s role in effective risk management

Published: Friday, 04 October 2019 08:39

The Shared Assessments Program has published ‘The Board’s Role in Realizing Effective Risk Management’ – a new set of findings and recommendations developed with C-level executives and risk experts from a number of organizations.

The briefing paper provides boards of directors and C-level executives with new findings on the role of and increasingly crucial importance of Board oversight; and specific high-profile case study examples of the opportunity for the Board to play a role in robust risk monitoring to achieve organizational goals and preserve brand reputation, and the real-world consequences of failing to do so.

The paper also provides specific actionable recommendations for effectively engaging the Board in strategic risk-related processes to protect business continuity, safeguard revenue streams and assure positive organizational reputation.

Guidance in the paper includes:

The report was developed by experts with The Santa Fe Group, The Shared Assessments Program and subject matter experts from: Alvarez & Marsal Dispute Analysis & Forensics, LLC; Annie Searle & Associates; CopyTalk, LLC; Early Warning Services, LLC; Lynx Technology Partners, Inc.; MUFG Union Bank, N.A. (formerly Bank of Tokyo); Neo Group; NormShield, Inc.; Secure Digital Solutions, Inc.; Security Diligence, LLC; Solem Risk Partners, LLC; and Synovus Financial Corporation.

The report is available for download at: