AICD Managing Director and CEO Angus Armour said the report is a useful and timely
contribution to the current debate around how boards can improve governance
outcomes in their organisation.
“As we have seen through the APRA Report into CBA and the findings of the Hayne Royal
Commission there is a need for boards, especially in the financial services sector, to improve
their oversight of non-financial risks. We need to work towards organisations having as
sophisticated an understanding of non-financial risks as they have for financial risks.”
“These are complex issues but the good news is that boards are already on the path to
rectifying this as ASIC itself has acknowledged in its report.”
“The AICD is confident the questions ASIC poses for boards strongly align with the content of
education programs for directors. They are fundamental to strong governance outcomes
across all sectors.”
“The AICD encourages all organisations, and particularly listed companies, to review ASIC’s
findings and consider how they might apply to their own organisations.”
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