The CIRI Family is Guided by our

Mission, Vision and Values

CIRI’s mission, vision and values are always at the forefront of our minds as we carry out the work of the Corporation. These guiding principals focus our actions, spell out our overarching goals and guide our decision-making.


CIRI's Mission

The mission of CIRI is to promote the economic and social well-being and Alaska Native heritage of our Shareholders, now and into the future, through prudent stewardship of the company’s resources, while furthering self-sufficiency among CIRI Shareholders and their families.

CIRI's Vision

CIRI's vision: Our stakeholders thrive 

CIRI is a best-in-class corporation 

Cultivate a resilient portfolio of investments
Provide outsized financial performance 
Demonstrate extraordinary stewardship of our land and resources
Optimize the CIRI Settlement Trust 

CIRI Shareholders and Descendants thrive 

Include and welcome CIRI Shareholders and Descendants
Be relevant to Shareholders and Descendants 
Connect at all life stages 

CIRI is a united and visionary leader 

Catalyze united and visionary leadership 
Leverage every strength  
Enrich quality of life  

CIRI is a cultural champion 

Embrace all cultures 
Embody a culture of celebration  
Support and create cultural bridges 

CIRI's Values

The CIRI values are expressed throughout CIRI, from the Board of Directors and executive management team, to each and every employee of the organization. We hold ourselves to these values as standards of professional conduct in our interactions with Shareholders, Descendants, business partners and customers, members of our community and each other.

Mission Driven

Work for more than a paycheck. Seek to make a meaningful difference in the lives of CIRI Shareholders.

Fully engage in CIRI’s mission.
Add value.
Take initiative.
Act in the best long-term interest of shareholders.


Strive for greatness.

Produce high-quality work.
Seek opportunities to do better than before.
Think creatively and consider new ideas.
Be accountable for results.
Devote time and resources to professional growth.


Do the right thing the right way. Honor is the heartbeat of the company.

Demonstrate integrity and fairness.
Deliver on promises.
Be trustworthy.
Take responsibility for actions.
Abide by CIRI’s Code of Business Ethics and Compliance.


Treat people with dignity. Show empathy. Embrace the history and heritage of CIRI—its land, resources and people.

Act as a champion for others.
Demonstrate politeness, patience and professionalism.
Actively listen.
Expand knowledge of CIRI heritage and take an active interest in Shareholders.
Promote responsible stewardship of CIRI resources.


The power of many working together to fulfill one mission.

Actively engage in teamwork. Share information, learn from others and be a mentor.
Promote open and truthful communication at all levels of the organization.
Assume goodwill. View differences as an opportunity to find solutions that drive success.
Celebrate successes.
Participate with humility, joy and fun.