risk appetite

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risk appetite (plural risk appetites)

  1. The degree of uncertainty that an investor is willing to accept in respect of negative changes to its business or assets. (Generic)
  2. The amount of risk, on a broad level, an entity is willing to accept in pursuit of value. (COSO)
  3. Amount and type of risk that an organization is prepared to pursue, retain or take. (ISO31000)


  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework