Thought Leadership Series
Conversations with directors, business leaders, and governance luminaries to explore the emerging issues and pressing challenges facing boards today.
KPMG Audit Partner Maura Hodge poses five questions for the audit committees to consider as they evaluate their companies’ ESG strategy and reporting.
KPMG LLP Principal Tarun Sondhi highlights key third-party risks to watch in light of the supply-chain disruption caused by COVID-19.
The 2020 CEO Outlook, near- and longer-term challenges of COVID-19, third-party risk, rethinking strategy, the imperative for LGBTQ inclusion, and more.
KPMG surveyed more than 100 U.S. audit committee members to understand how COVID-19 is impacting committee oversight and operations.
The longer-term implications of a “distance everything” business environment require a vigilant focus on cybersecurity.
Questions for directors to consider as they assess the company’s supply chain risk and resiliency in light of the outbreak of COVID-19.
Five key areas of focus to help boards in their oversight of the company’s COVID-19 response.
Highlights from KPMG’s Board Leadership Conference, including the economic and geopolitical outlook, climate risk, the board-CEO relationship, corporate purpose, artificial intelligence, fintech, cybersecurity, oversight of human capital management, and more.
Priorities for the board agenda in 2020, top issues for audit and nominating/governance committee focus, Bremmer’s outlook on geopolitics, insights on ESG from Bob Langert, and more.
A study by KPMG Board Leadership Center Senior Advisor Annalisa Barrett assesses the early impact of California’s board gender diversity mandate.
Seven issues that audit committees should keep in mind as they consider and
carry out their 2020 agendas.
To help develop a more rigorous approach around data governance, we recommend three areas of board focus.
Technological innovation, digital disruption, and the complexity of business are sharpening the focus on risk management and the internal control environment.
As cyber security efforts evolve to become an integral part of broader risk management, here are six issues for boards to consider.
Insights and highlights from the 2019 KPMG Board Leadership Conference, including the economic and geopolitical outlook; the CEO perspective; board engagement in strategy; technology, digital disruption,
data risk, and privacy; long-term performance; shareholder versus stakeholder primacy; talent, diversity, culture, the workforce of the future; and hot topics for board committees.
The top geopolitical risks for 2019, according to Eurasia Group, include the sowing of “bad seeds” for the future, the ongoing trade showdown between China and the United States, an increasingly challenging cyber battle, European populism, and several country-specific developments.
A look at critical issues for board agendas, areas for audit committee focus, insights on integrating environmental, social, and governance issues into strategy, and more.
Dedicating time to think about the future is vital to navigating disruptive risks.
Seven items for boards to consider as they focus their 2019 agendas on the critical challenges at hand and on the road ahead.
Seven items for audit committees to keep in mind as they consider and carry out their 2019 agendas.
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About KPMG Board Leadership Center
Events and programs overview
COVID-19: Insights for boards
Director Essential Resources
Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)
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