Safety Leadership Towards Vision Zero – CII Safety Symposium & Exposition 2018

Consultivo knowledge report published in the vision zero conference is based upon a study carried out to correlate the impact of leadership functions towards the achievement of Vision Zero.

Launch of Knowledge Report: (L-R) Saikat Basu, K N Sen, Gautam Ray, Sanjiv Paul, A K Sareen, Vilas Gaikwad, Nita Karmakar

The knowledge report on “Safety Leadership Towards Vision Zero” was unveiled at the 12th edition of the CII Safety Symposium & Exposition – Eastern Region by Vilas Gaikwad (Chairman, CII Eastern Region Safety Taskforce & Chief Safety (India & SEA), Tata Steel Ltd), Gautam Ray (Co-Chairman, CII Eastern Region Safety Taskforce & Executive Director (HR & Admin), CESC Ltd.), Ashwani Kumar Sareen (Managing Director, Ceratizit India Pvt. Ltd.), Sanjiv Paul (Vice President – Safety, Health & Sustainability, Tata Steel Ltd.), Krishna Nirmalya Sen (Co-Chairman, CII Eastern Region Safety Taskforce & Head – EHS, Larsen & Toubro Ltd, MMH), Nita Karmakar & Saikat Basu (CEO & Chief Mentor, Consultivo) on 8 August 2018. The central theme of the conference was “Safety Leadership towards Vision Zero”.

Like every year, this 2-day flagship initiative by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) provides a platform to the participants to interact with the safety professionals & thought leaders across industries. Consultivo was the technical partner of the CII Safety Symposium & Exposition 2018.

The CII-Consultivo knowledge report focuses & discusses the goal of Vision Zero through safety leadership – the prevention strategy for achieving zero harm & establishing a safety culture.

“Vision Zero” is a transformational approach to prevention that integrates the three dimensions of safety, health and well-being at all levels of work based on the 7 Golden Rules. Safe and healthy working conditions are not only a legal and moral obligation – th

The outcome of the study is quite interesting which points to the fact that better leadership performance is always accompanied by better safety performance.


Further, it also discusses the necessary measures to be taken to build a preventative safety and health culture through effective leadership. The key intention is to establish the safety culture by encouraging positive & effective safety leadership.

The knowledge report published in the vision zero conference is based upon a study carried out to correlate the impact of leadership functions towards the achievement of Vision Zero. The results of this study were based upon the analysis of a number of Leadership performance parameters and OHS parameters.

About Consultivo:

Consultivo is a management advisory and consulting firm helping global businesses in the areas of Sustainability, Business Excellence & Risk Management – both in strategic and operational level.

About CII:

CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India’s development process. Founded in 1895, India’s premier business association has around 9000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from around 276 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

CII charts change by working closely with Government on policy issues, interfacing with thought leaders, and enhancing efficiency, competitiveness and business opportunities for industry through a range of specialized services and strategic global linkages. It also provides a platform for consensus-building and networking on key issues.

Extending its agenda beyond business, CII assists industry to identify and execute corporate citizenship programmes. Partnerships with civil society organizations carry forward corporate initiatives for integrated and inclusive development across diverse domains including affirmative action, healthcare, education, livelihood, diversity management, skill development, empowerment of women, and water, to name a few.

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