Risk management is linked to better corporate performance, FERMA survey finds

FERMA – October 22, 2012

Maturity of risk management processes is correlated with sustainable improvements in corporate performance, the 2012 Risk Management Benchmarking Survey of the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has revealed. The results of the survey, conducted in cooperation with AXA Corporate Solutions and Ernst & Young, were announced today (Mon) at the FERMA Seminar being held on 22 and 23 October in Versailles, outside Paris. This is the sixth edition of the survey, which has taken place every other year since 2002. The 2012 survey showed that companies with the most advanced risk management showed the strongest level of growth for the past five years, as measured in terms of earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA).

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