We would like to thank the sponsors for the 2015 conference. If you are interested in sponsoring the 2016 conference, please contact the organizers using our online contact form.


UPS® (NYSE:UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions for the transportation of packages and freight, including innovative delivery options for the global consumer market; the facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at UPS.com and its corporate blog can be found at blog.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS

Imperial Health Sciences is Africa’s leading partner in healthcare supply chain with the proud purpose of ensuring the secure and sustainable supply of quality medicines to the people of Africa. Imperial Health Sciences is thus not a logistics company - it is an extension of the healthcare continuum. Our dedicated and skilled people are conscious of the responsibility that they carry in ensuring effective care of patients through the reliable supply of quality assured product and work tirelessly to support our state-of-the-art management information and quality systems, and deliver innovative business solutions. Imperial Health Sciences has operations in South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Malawi with downstream distribution partners providing reach into 26 countries.

Imres has over 30 years of experience as a medical wholesale organisation in international medical (emergency) relief - providing high quality medical solutions to NGOs, governmental and private organisations. With 6500m2 of climatised GPD and GSP certified warehouses and large stocks of pharmaceuticals, disposables and medical equipment, Imres is truly a one stop procurement service and 24-hour response service in emergency situations.

At Walmart, we believe we have an opportunity and a responsibility to make a difference on the big issues that matter to us all. Issues like preserving the environment, fighting hunger, empowering women and providing access to healthy, affordable food. Walmart is driving meaningful change in a way that no other company can. And we’re committed to using our size and scale to help the world live better.

Established at the University of Michigan in 1992, the William Davidson Institute (WDI) is an independent, non-profit research and educational organization focused on providing private-sector solutions in emerging markets. Through a unique structure that integrates research, field-based collaborations, education/training, publishing, and University of Michigan student opportunities, WDI creates long-term value for academic institutions, partner organizations, and donor agencies active in emerging markets. Our mission is to create true, sustainable solutions. Through its Healthcare Research Initiative, WDI develops intellectual capital that helps create scalable and sustainable models for healthcare supply chains and delivery in emerging markets.


Established originally as a Program at Georgia Tech in 1924, becoming a School in 1945, the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) is the largest academic program of its kind in the United States. With nearly 60 tenure-track faculty, ISyE is able to support not only a broad spectrum of academic concentrations but, importantly, several that have achieved world-class rank.

The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust (Trust) is responsible for managing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Founded in 2007, the Trust is a company limited by guarantee. It is funded by the J&J Family of Companies through J&J Worldwide Corporate Contributions and J&J Operating Companies in EMEA. The Trust is exploring innovative solutions to health care challenges and finding new ways of creating sustainable health care systems to leave a lasting legacy that will benefit individuals, communities and society as a whole. In 2014, the Trust engaged with 50 partners in 38 countries delivering over £3 million to projects within the EMEA region.

The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands.