Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from reputable thinkers and practitioners how to address CSR challenges and transform it in a profit center!


The fourth edition of the International CSR Conference – CSR’09 – “Turning innovation into responsibility” is the fastest way to get cutting-edge insights and the essential information you need to develop efficient and viable CSR campaigns & sustainability programs.


CSR’09 facts and figures

  • Two days of essential presentations, networking and much more interactive sessions: October 20-21st
  • Strong accent on financial downturn through exchanging and sharing knowledge and finding solutions
  • More than 30 national and international speakers
  • Unique & Timely conference
  • Best case study presentations
  • Access to high rated national & international experts
  • Networking opportunities
  • Takeaway materials
  • Interactive Questions &Answers with each speaker at the end of each presentation.

Integrated approach:

Since 2006 we have chosen to look at the big picture. Saga Business & Community has earned a reputation for delivering high quality conferences with top rated speakers who address the hottest issues on the business agenda, interactive discussion and a complex program.

Turning Innovation into Responsibility:

Vision – How can Romania overpass the economical turbulence and re-launch the financial growth? In this volatile environment, innovation seems to be the ‘beating heart’ for growth and competitiveness. It is time that responsible companies use innovation in order to build value and increase financial performance.
Expertise – Field experts and best practitioners will present successful case studies, answer questions and provide personal insights regarding CSR and sustainability challenges that put to test leaders engagement and creativity.
Cooperation – By involving the four main social sectors: public, private, non-governmental and mass media, you will have the opportunity to hear the latest solutions thought-out in order to deal with downturn challenges and adapt very quickly to an evolving economic situation.
CSR ‘=’ ACTION – High level initiatives and solutions that could better assist all the companies operating in Romania to emerge from the crisis and to remain credible on critical market conditions.
Practices & trends - Grasp a wide view of national and international CSR trends and standards regarding CSR as an opportunity in times of turmoil.


Paolo Chighine

Paolo Chighine

Head of External Relations at Enel Romania

Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins

Sustainable Development Manager – Products at Aliance Boots

Andrew Marshall - Roberts

Andrew Marshall - Roberts

Head of Corporate Responsibility for Standard Life plc

Peter R. White

Peter R. White

Director for Global Sustainability at Procter and Gamble

Juan Ramon Silva Ferrada

Juan Ramon Silva Ferrada

Area General Manager of Sustainability at ACCIONA

Nikos Avlonas

Nikos Avlonas

Managing Director of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence

Freya Williams

Freya Williams

Co-founder and global planning director of OgilvyEarth

Andreas Beckmann

Andreas Beckmann

Director at WWF Danube-Carpathian Programme   

Laura Maanavilja

Laura Maanavilja

Communication Manager at CSR Europe

Yiannis Lagos

Yiannis Lagos

Chief Operational Officer at Alexandrion Group and  Managing Partner at People First

Mircea Geoana

Mircea Geoana

Chairman of the Romanian Senate

Torsten G. Christen

Torsten G. Christen

National expert at the European Commission

Thomas Osburg

Thomas Osburg

Director Europe - Corporate Affairs for Intel Corp.

Yannis Freris

Yannis Freris

Head of Corporate Communication & Sustainable Development at Gefyra S.A.

Huzaifa Khorakiwala

Huzaifa Khorakiwala

Executive Director of Wockhardt and CEO of Wockhardt Foundation

Eli Roman

Eli Roman

Editor anchor at The Money Channel