Columbia Sportswear Company Releases 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report
Despite a wildly challenging year, which affected operations across the globe, Corporate Responsibility remained a priority for
“Throughout the year, we remained true to our core values by continuing to invest in our employees and sustainable manufacturing processes, while focusing on urgent social challenges,” said
The report highlights work accomplished by its four primary brands – Columbia, SOREL,
- Set a climate target goal of 30% reduction in manufacturing emissions by 2030.
- Established a senior-level Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leadership Team and introduced three new Employee Resource Groups
- Built seven new water towers in our manufacturing partners’ communities, bringing our total to 22 water towers built through the Columbia Clean Drinking Water Program. Each water tower provides up to 1,800 people per day with clean drinking water.
$1,900,000to charitable causes or organizations.
- Had at least 72% of styles across brands that contained one or more preferred material attributes.
- Diverted 2.6 million polybags from landfills due to prAna eliminating polybags from certain products.
The report also features spotlights on CSC’s response to COVID-19, voting, social and racial justice, and climate.
To learn more about Columbia Sportswear Company’s corporate responsibility efforts, view the 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report here. The Company has also released a
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Director of Corporate Communications