2014 Sponsors

The Water Institute at UNC is extremely grateful for the support of other organizations in making the 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy possible.

We hope that you will share in our commitment, vision, influence and capacity to think outside of the box by becoming a sponsor.


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Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Hilton Foundation partners with international development organizations and sectoral experts to improve sustainable access to safe water for over 1,000,000 people in water-stressed regions of West Africa, Ethiopia, Mexico and India. The Foundation directs a five-year $50 million grant portfolio to lead efforts at improving sustainable access, strengthening the enabling environment, and disseminating knowledge for both program-specific achievements and global progress in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector.

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FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender equality, youth, research, technology, communication and social marketing — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

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GRM Futures Group

GRM International and Futures Group offer clients and partners access to a top-tier development group with expertise in agriculture and food security; economic growth, trade and livelihoods; education; governance and accountability; and health.




The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has been protecting the public’s health and safety for more than eighty years. The IAPMO Group is a complete service organization, providing industry-leading educational programs, leadership towards the development of sustainable water and energy code provisions and a manufacturer-preferred 3rd party certification program.

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PLAN International

Plan International works in 50 developing countries to promote child rights and reduce child poverty.

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RTI International

RTI International is one of the world’s leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research and technical services to governments and businesses in more than 75 countries in the areas of health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, international development, economic and social policy, energy and the environment, and laboratory testing and chemical analysis. For more information, visit www.rti.org.


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Aquagenx provides the Compartment Bag Test (CBT), a simple, portable, self-contained water quality test that lets anyone, anywhere quantify the concentration of E. coli bacteria in a 100 mL sample. No electricity, cold chain, laboratories, trained technicians or extra, expensive equipment are needed to use the CBT.

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H2gO Purifier

H2gO® Purifier saves lives with only a few grains of salt, killing waterborne virus, bacteria, and protozoa, and offering an easy, sustainable, and cost-effective water treatment solution for developing nations.

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NSF International

Independent, third-party testing and certification for evaluation of product performance and contaminant reduction claims.

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Solar Solutions

Family owned humanitarian company that produces inexpensive personal solar water pasteurizers for manufacture and use in the tropical developing world.

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Tomlinson Industries

Tomlinson’s HFS® faucets, used by relief organizations around the world, help provide safe drinking water.

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UNC Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment

UNC Chapel Hill’s Institute for the Environment catalyzes and advances interdisciplinary environmental research to solve local to global challenges, educates the next generation of leaders committed to the health and stewardship of our planet, and informs and engages the public to enable environmental problem solving. IE seeks solutions to critical environmental issues to enable sustainable human communities and their coexistence with natural systems.

Friends of the Conference

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Conference Partnerships

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