The Retail Sustainability Awards recognize excellence in leadership and implementation of sustainable business practices within the retail ecosystem.

RIS News and Retail Leader are proud to announce this new inaugural award which recognizes the innovators and change makers who have made sustainability an integral part of how they do business. Through their strategic vision, entrepreneurial spirit, innovative approach and commitment to change, these leaders are truly impact the future of retail and the environment.

This award is open to retailers and consumer goods manufacturers and will celebrate both organizations and individual trailblazers.

Winning submissions will receive editorial coverage by both RIS News and Retail Leader. Additionally, winners will be celebrated in-person at a special ceremony on the Main Stage at the Value Chain Tech event on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 in Seattle Washington.

To learn more about the Retail Sustainability Awards, click here

Nominations Deadline:
Thursday, June 15, 2023


  • Recognize, honor and show gratitude to the team that works so hard to innovate on behalf of the environment
  • Use public endorsements and respected accolades to build credibility as a sustainability-first brand
  • Demonstrate the depth of your commitment to innovation and the future of sustainable business practices
  • Build morale and galvanize your team around the importance of their work
  • Showcase your leadership with meaningful editorial exposure
  • Leverage your win to attract top talent by demonstrating that their hard work and dedication to innovation is a part of something BIG
  • As a winner, RIS News and Retail Leader will work with your brand to promote your success. As part of your entry, you will receive the winner's logo, press release templates, social media exposure and, of course, a trophy.


  • Position yourself as an industry visionary and demonstrate your commitment to the environment and the future of the retail industry
  • Establish your company as a champion of impactful sustainability strategies and the belief that doing good can inspire others to do good
  • Demonstrate thought leadership to key industry influencers and potential clients
  • Engage in powerful networking in celebratory, low-pressure atmosphere