Company Overview
We've been creating innovative outdoor gear and technologies since 1938. It's a good start.
Founded in 1938, Columbia brand apparel, footwear, accessories, equipment, and employees have earned a global reputation for innovation, quality and performance, keeping activity enthusiasts and explorers in more than 100 countries, warm, dry, cool and protected year-round. Columbia Sportswear Company’s four brands–Columbia, Mountain Hardwear, prAna, and SOREL–maintain a portfolio of brands for active lives. Learn more about us here.

We hope to see you out there. Way, way out there.


At Columbia Sportswear Company, we’re more than just a leader in the global active lifestyle apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment industry. We connect active people with their passions.


  • Enjoy an Active Life
  • Compete to Win
  • Relentless Improvement
  • Culture of Honesty, Respect & Trust
  • Doing the Right Thing for Consumers, Customers, Employees, the Company & our Communities


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Columbia Sportswear

The outdoors is diverse. In nature, different colors, shapes, and species thrive due to their diversity. Diverse perspectives lead to creativity and innovation. Equity leads to empowerment. Inclusion leads to teamwork. We’ve grown from a family business to a global company because we understand what it takes to flourish. 

Since 1938, we have been making clothing and footwear so that more people can enjoy the outdoors. We connect active people with their passions across race, ethnicity, gender, ability, religion and sexual orientation. Doing the right thing for our consumers, customers, employees, the company and our communities is one of our core values. We are dedicated to creating a company that is diverse, equitable and inclusive because one thing that we can all agree on is the outdoors is for all of us. 

Employee Resource Networks at CSC

Columbia Sportswear Company’s Employee Resource Networks (ERNs) are voluntary, employee-led groups at CSC that bring together employees who share a common background, interest, or characteristic. ERNs foster communication, awareness, professional development, employee engagement and community outreach.  

Our 7 ERNs foundationally focus on promoting and advancing our DEI Pillars: 

•    Listening and Learning
•    Diversifying Talent
•    Create and Sponsor Opportunity 
•    Be a Force for Good

Company Summary
Columbia Sportswear
Number of Employees
(503) 985-4174
(503) 985-5960
14375 Northwest Science Park Drive
Portland, OR