Sustainability Pitch: Trailblazers & Heroes revealed

By Charlotte Turner |

L’Oréal and Moroccanoil were credited with the highly coveted four-star ‘Sustainability Trailblazer’ status, while Mondelēz and Nuwave Channel Partners surpassed benchmark scoring to register the five-star ‘Sustainability Hero’ accolade.

The hugely popular Sustainability Pitch series made its long-awaited return to Travel Retail Sustainability Week 2022 earlier this week.

[To watch a full replay of the second Sustainability Pitch session of Travel Retail Sustainability Week 2022, click below].

Recipients of the prestigious accolades will now be able to showcase their ‘Sustainability Hero’ and ‘Sustainability Trailblazer’ logos, which offer essential recognition to those companies that have worked hard to define more environmentally conscious approaches at the same time as acting as a mark of confidence for travelling consumers.

This year’s Sustainability Pitch sessions were assessed by 21 ‘Sustainability Guardians’, each of which was tasked with evaluating each pitch based on specific guidelines, such as the initiative’s impact on the environment, corporate approach to sustainability, and consumer reaction.


L’Oréal Travel Retail – Eco-conscious Packaging Innovation 

Moroccanoil – The three Ps of sustainability


Mondelēz: Travel Made Right

Nuwave: Recycle plastic and eco-friendly packaging


Each pitch was scrutinised during a quick-fire Q&A session between the Guardians and pitching company.

TRBusiness would once again like to extend its huge congratulations to all pitch participants for their involvement in the Sustainability Pitch, which is designed to give companies a unique opportunity to showcase their sustainable products, services and/or corporate sustainability strategies.

A particular thank you also goes to all of our Sustainability Guardians, pitch partner companies, premium partners and viewers for tuning in for the first Sustainability Pitch session of the second annual Travel Retail Sustainability Week.


Don’t forget, the Sustainability Pitch is now available to enter on a rolling basis throughout the year.

For more information and to notify your interest in the next Sustainability Pitch, please contact the following by 31 July: [email protected]

For more information on Travel Retail Sustainability Week, including the pioneering Sustainability Pitch programme, and to register click here.

To read more about this year’s Sustainability Trailblazers and Sustainability Heroes, including commentary from our Sustainability Guardians, watch out for the forthcoming TRBusiness May e-zine.

In the meantime, don’t forget to browse our dedicated Sustainability e-zine here.

To watch the first Sustainability Pitch video see below.

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