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Corporate Governance

As a global firm, we strive to integrate best practices in governance, risk management, ethics, and protection of human rights throughout our value chain.

Material Topics:

  • Business Model Resilience
  • Customer Practices
  • Ethical Corporate Behavior
  • Governance Structures and Mechanism
  • Human Rights
  • Labor Practices
  • Physical and Sociopolitical Risks
  • Sourcing Efficiency & Management
  • Transparency
  • Workforce Management

Enterprise Risk Management

Our Board of Directors oversees our action-oriented enterprise risk management strategy, including ESG-related issues management. This strategy is supported by our Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Framework, which assesses the biggest risks to the firm with potential to have significant impact to the firm's value or reputation. Led by our President and Chief Executive Officer and facilitated by the ERM Steering Committee, the ERM Framework is designed to inform effective and efficient identification of risks and facilitate the evaluation of risks as an integral part of decision making.

The ERM Framework process begins with an assessment of both prior risks and new and emerging risks. Insights are then collected from leaders through surveys and interviews on which risks they believe should be considered and addressed. The Top Risks (e.g., Tier I and Tier II) are then assigned a senior sponsor, who is responsible for risk mitigation and a risk owner who work in partnership with the Enterprise Risk & Resilience team to take the steps needed to enhance Booz Allen's organizational preparedness and reduce our risk exposure.