First North American insurer confirms it will not support destruction of Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

AXIS Capital’s announcement follows recent flawed, rushed and likely illegal Arctic Refuge lease sale FAIRBANKS, ALASKA – AXIS Capital—one of the world’s leading insurers with $25.6 billion in assets and offices across North America—confirmed in […]

Lloyd’s new policy on Arctic energy exploration falls short

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA (December 18, 2020) – Lloyd’s of London recently released its Environmental, Social and Governance Report, which asks Lloyd’s member companies to no longer provide new insurance cover for coal-fired power plants, thermal coal […]

Gwich’in Seek Immediate Remedy to Protect their Human Rights

Fairbanks, AK – Following the Trump Administration’s call for nominations for oil and gas leases in the sacred calving grounds of the Porcupine Caribou Herd, the Gwich’in Steering Committee filed a Request for Precautionary Measures […]

Executive Director Bernadette Demientieff Featured in Diversity in Action

Gwich’in Steering Committee Leads 76 Organizations in Telling Insurers to Oppose Destruction of The Sacred Calving Grounds

TO: AIG, Allianz, Aviva, AXIS, Chubb, CNA, Generali, Liberty Mutual, Lloyd’s, Markel, Munich Re, QBE, RLI, SCOR, Sompo, Swiss Re, Talanx, The Hartford, Tokio Marine, Travelers, WR Berkley, Zurich We, the Gwich’in Steering Committee and […]

Arctic Indigenous Climate Summit Report

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Together Apart Report

Read a summary of the Together Apart event which occurred September 24-26, 2020.

We’re Hiring

The Gwich’in Steering Committee is currently hiring for the following positions: Outreach Coordinator – Job Description Executive Assistant – Job Description

Together Apart

September 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2020 Download Agenda A remote event celebrating the strength and commitment of the Gwich’in Nation and calling for continued action to protect the calving grounds of the porcupine caribou herd […]

The Gwich’in Steering Committee is Implementing a Youth Board

The input from our youth is vital to their future, and to the way we approach this fight to defend the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.