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Insights from Risk Leaders Articles

  • Overcoming Common ERM Pitfalls

    Don Pagach, Director of Research for the ERM Initiative at NC State University, interviews Nick Lemen, recently promoted after serving as Senior Director of ERM at Eli Lily and Company, about…

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  • A Strengthened Risk Culture for a Stronger Future

    In order to maximize the benefits of the dialogue that occurs at the corporate director level, the board should be comprised of diverse and knowledgeable directors who are not afraid…

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  • Social Class Origins Impact Executive Risk Taking

    Social class and childhood upbringing can have a significant impact on an individual’s ambitions, perspectives, and decisions. However, little research has been conducted to make a connection on how corporate…

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  • The Global Risk Report

    Each year the World Economic Forum issues the Global Risk Report offering a holistic view of the top risks. The Global Risk Report not only provides an analysis of the…

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  • Advancing ERM

    Earlier this month we held our fourth annual Advanced ERM Executive Education Workshop where we walked over 50 participants through an evaluation of their ERM processes and provided techniques for…

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  • Value Creation through Risk Management

    Many companies have come to realize that risk management serves more than just a compliance function. In the ever-changing risk environment we live in today, risk management also serves to add value to the company. After conducting their Global Governance, Risk and Compliance Survey, EY published a white paper with a three-step approach to risk management.

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  • ERM Challenges and Opportunites for Improvement Around the World

    NC State’s ERM Initiative, in partnership with the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), has just released its report, Global State of Enterprise Risk Oversight 2nd Edition: Analysis of the Challenges…

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  • Research Report on Executive Perspectives of Top Risks for 2015

    Research Report on Executive Perspectives of Top Risks for 2015

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  • 2015 Report on the Current State of Enterprise Risk Management:  Update of Trends and Opportunities

    2015 Report on the Current State of Enterprise Risk Management: Update of Trends and Opportunities

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  • Board Risk Oversight: Insights from Recent Proxy Disclosures

    Deloitte & Touche LLP analyzed a sample of approximately 400 organizations’ proxy disclosures about the board’s role in risk oversight that were new in 2010 for public companies. Several observations…

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  • ERM Insights and Operationalization

    One of the biggest pressures facing boards today is figuring out how to balance ERM to both manage risks and still add value to the company. A recent research report…

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  • Managing Risks with Sustainable Practices

    On March 11, 2010, the Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economics (Ceres) issued its report The 21st Century Corporation: The Ceres Roadmap for Sustainability. Ceres hopes to target boards of directors…

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  • Real Insights from 2008-2009 ERM Roundtables

    As expectations for stronger risk oversight emerge from the recent economic crisis, boards and senior executives are seeking ways to strengthen their approaches to enterprise-wide risk management. This document contains…

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  • Practical Insights for Launching ERM

    Barbara Duck, Senior Executive Vice President in the Risk Management Department at BB&T Corporation, and Melodye Tomlin, Senior Vice President and ERM Coordinator at BB&T Corporation, spoke at the April 15, 2005 ERM Roundtable. Their presentation focused on practical insights about launching ERM in an organization from BB&T's implementation efforts.

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