A diagram showing the complete governance structure of GRI as of 31 January 2015 is set out below:
The appointment of GRI’s governance body members is overseen by two committees, the GRI Nominating Committee (GNC) and the Independent Appointments Committee (IAC).
The GRI Nominating Committee has responsibility for the appointments to the GRI Board of Directors
and the Stakeholder Council
. Together with external individuals the GNC forms an extended GRI Nominating Committee for the appointments to the Independent Appointments Committee
.The Independent Appointments Committee
has responsibility for the appointments to the Standards-related governance bodies, the Global Sustainability Standards Board
, and the Due Process Oversight Committee.