DCRO Guiding Principles of Risk Governance

Through the collaborative efforts of leading chief risk officers, board members, and other c-level executives from more than 20 countries, DCRO Governance Councils have developed the documents below. They are available as a free download to be used in the advancement of risk governance practices at any organization. Click on the images below to download PDFs of each governance council's work. 

Qualified Risk Director Guidelines

Guiding Principles for Board Risk Committees

Guiding Principles for Board Risk Committees

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Identifying Qualified Risk Directors to serve on Boards - Guidance from a select  committee of board directors and chief risk officers on how to better  govern risk through the identification and recruitment of board members with special risk governance expertise.

Guiding Principles for Board Risk Committees

Guiding Principles for Board Risk Committees

Guiding Principles for Board Risk Committees

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Board Risk Committee Best Practices - DCRO Members from 13 countries collaborated to develop these best practices for board Risk Committees. Includes guidance on how to determine the need for a board Risk Committee and how it best functions. 

Guiding Principles for Cyber Risk Governance

Guiding Principles for Compensation Committees

Guiding Principles for Compensation Committees

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Cyber Risk Governance Principles for Boards of Directors - Guidance from an esteemed international committee to provide boards of directors with direction on governing this existential risk and for external parties to evaluate boards' practices. 

Guiding Principles for Compensation Committees

Guiding Principles for Compensation Committees

Guiding Principles for Compensation Committees

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Compensation Committee Best Practices - Guidance from an international group of board directors, chief risk officers, and other C-level executives on how to best govern the link between pay, performance, and risk via board Compensation (Remuneration) Committees.