Bergfreunde and the reduction of e-commerce’s carbon footprint:
“We are pioneers”


Germany-based Bergfreunde GmbH (, part of the U.S.-based Backcountry Group (, is an online-only retailer selling outdoor clothing and equipment in a total of 14 European markets. In 2020, it generated sales of €155 million. In April, Bergfreunde joined the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi), making a public commitment to ...

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