Sustainability Pitch session one: Altavia, González Byass, Mondelēz, Nestlé

By Luke Barras-hill |

The hugely popular Sustainability Pitch series made its long-awaited return yesterday (20 April) on day two of Travel Retail Sustainability Week 2022.

Mondelēz and Altavia were credited with the highly coveted four-star ‘Sustainability Trailblazer’ status, while Nestlé and González Byass and surpassed benchmark scoring to register the five-star ‘Sustainability Hero’ accolade.

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


Altavia Travel Retail – People, Planet, Profit 

Mondelēz International – One Tree Planted


Nestlé: The Nestlé income accelerator

González Byass: Five Plus Five – Constancy & Commitment to Sustainability

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.

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.

Please ensure you return for the second Sustainability Pitch session set to take place at 14:00 UK BST on Thursday 21 April.

This session will feature contributions from L’Oreal, Mondelēz, Moroccanoil and Nuwave Channel Partners.

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]

Please ensure you return for the second Sustainability Pitch session held today (21 April) during Travel Retail Sustainability Week. The following Pitch companies and initiatives are set to feature: Mondelēz, L’Oréal, Moroccanoil and Nuwave Channel Partners.

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.


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