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Corporate governance survey for energy and natural resources companies

Corporate governance survey for ENR companies

In a challenging and volatile resources market, corporate governance plays an important role in risk management and positioning organisations to embrace opportunities proactively.


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KPMG Australia


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KPMG and the University of Western Australia have released the findings of the 2015 Corporate Governance Report for Energy & Resource Companies. Based on the responses from company directors and C-levels, this survey provides an insider’s perspective of the corporate governance challenges and practices of companies operating in this industry.

Key insights

  • Recognition that we are in a period of where growth will be slowed for an extended period - systems and processes need to recognise this, including scenario planning for improbable outcomes.
  • Adjusting frameworks to keep ahead – seizing opportunities and managing risks are inter-related and should be driven collectively.
  • Dialling up risk – understanding risk appetite and consciously accepting greater risk can create opportunities. Risk culture must evolve from monitoring and prevention to value enhancement.
  • Cyber threat – will continue to grow – there is a need to understand and be prepared – a response is a necessity.

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