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14 June 2018

COSO ERM Framework Implementation: Beyond Checklists and Templates

The Compendium of Examples features nine case studies illustrating how organisations across industries, of different types and sizes, might choose to apply the principles and concepts of the COSO ERM Framework.

25 May 2018

Taking the Wide-Angle View: The Changing Role of the Risk Professional

Innovation and technology are changing the role of risk. So how do risk professionals now need to adapt?

05 September 2017

The top changes to the COSO ERM Framework you need to know now

The new COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework is changing the conversation we have about risk.

12 July 2017

Thinking strategically about policy

By David Sapin, US Risk and Regulatory Consulting Leader What is a policy and why is it important? Policies - for the purposes of this blog - are principles or plans that define the approach that a government wants to pursue to achieve a desired outcome. Policies are brought to...

06 July 2017

How to build trust in a digital age

By Olivier Sueur, PwC Advisory, Netherlands and Helene Katz, Banking and Capital Markets , US The writing on the wall has never been clearer: There is a real crisis of public trust in business, institutions, government and non-governmental organizations. In PwC’s 2017 Global CEO Survey, 69% of CEOs noted it’s...

28 April 2017

Diversity vs. familiarity. Where is your leadership team on this spectrum?

By Jim Woods, Global Risk Assurance Leader It was August 1995. I figured this would be a great time, professionally and personally, to broaden my career and pursue a new experience outside the UK. Ultimately, Hong Kong prevailed, and I was immersed in a rich diversity of culture - at...

21 April 2017

From Global Power Shift to Power Dispersion

By Dennis Chesley, Global, Asia Pacific and Americas (APA) Risk Consulting Leader and Alexis Crow, Lead, Geopolitical Investing Practice In a 2016 strategy + business article, we outlined how a new world economic order had taken hold—one defined by complex and continuously shifting economic relationships. Today, we’re seeing that play...

23 March 2017

For CEOs, cybersecurity is both rising concern and significant opportunity

By Dave Burg, US and Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Co-Leader, PwC; Grant Waterfall, US & Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Co-Leader, PwC; and Christopher Castelli, Director, PwC At last month’s RSA event in San Francisco—the global cybersecurity and privacy conference—we heard time and time again from CEOs and other C-suite executives...

26 October 2016

ERM and Internal Control: Two peas in a pod

By Dennis Chesley I have a colleague who can best be described as a planner. You know the type: he’s always making lists and timetables, setting milestones and thinking about contingencies. I should note that those are great qualities in a risk manager, so I’m really glad to have him...

23 August 2016

Risk turns corporate culture into a hard trait

Why is creating a strong culture is a prerequisite to sustainable, integrated and value-added enterprise risk management?

22 August 2016

Move beyond heat maps: A new way to evaluate risk

What is a risk curve and how can you use it to better link strategy to performance?

12 July 2016

The risk of a winning strategy

Viewing risk from the vantage point of strategy can help you perform due diligence on strategic alternatives during the strategy selection process.

07 July 2016

Does GDP even matter? Capturing Profit in Emerging Markets

In an age of driverless cars and big data analytics, some leading economists question whether GDP is an appropriate measure of productivity, output, and income. When it comes to capturing profit in emerging markets (EMs), we may fixate too much on GDP data. Our view is that it is the abundant demographics underpin growth across sectors and global markets, from Brazil to the Philippines.

05 July 2016

Local regulations don't have to impede growth

As growth slows in older, established markets entertainment and media (E&M) companies are looking toward emerging markets for more robust revenue trajectories.

22 June 2016

Turning compliance burden into competitive advantage: Energy companies and the Dodd-Frank Act

As proverbial bombshells go, the Dodd-Frank Act, which was first proposed to Congress in the summer of 2009, was a big one. The wide-ranging response to the 2008 financial crisis included the most significant changes to US financial regulation in close to a century. Fast forward eight years, how has the energy industry used regulation to its advantage?

20 June 2016

Risk and the Enterprise: ERM earns its place in the boardroom

Four big reasons why you need to pay attention to COSO’s enterprise risk management framework. Hint: They all relate to improving risk discussions in boardrooms.

10 May 2016

Business leaders harness uncertainty for growth

Even though 67% of CEOs we spoke to in our 2016 Global CEO Survey say there are more threats to business today than three years ago, still, 14% not only believe there are more threats to business today, but also are “very confident” of their growth prospects.

28 April 2016

Innovation Amid Regulation: A strategic approach to managing regulatory-driven change in the technology, media and telecom space

A strategic approach to managing regulatory-driven change in the technology, media and telecom space

05 April 2016

Winning in a world without an economic superpower

Who are the winners and the losers in the new world economic order?

22 January 2016

Research on resilience focuses on people, not process

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) published a report on organisational resilience that points to the yawning gap between corporations’ awareness of resilience’s importance and their ability to make it happen. We explain that building resilience begins with getting people on board and building the right culture, not implementing new processes.