Leena Lankoski

Dr. Leena Lankoski is an expert in corporate responsibility and sustainability.  She is currently working as a Senior University Lecturer in Sustainability in Business at Aalto University School of Business. She also holds a Title of Docent in Corporate Responsibility at the University of Helsinki and is a Visiting Scholar at INSEAD, France.

Leena Lankoski has been working with corporate responsibility and sustainability questions for almost 30 years in Finland and elsewhere, both as an environmental consultant at the United Nations and lately in academia. During her years in the field, Dr. Lankoski has looked at questions at the interface between business and society from a number of perspectives, ranging from strategies and competitiveness issues for single firms and sectors to macro-level and policy questions in a globalized economy. Her academic research spans across several topics such as the relationship between a firm’s sustainability performance and financial performance, the different meanings that ‘sustainability’ can take in a business context, behavioural and organizational change for sustainability, and sustainability and ethics in a digital economy. She has taught corporate responsibility and sustainability for university students at all levels as well as for executive audiences for 20 years.

Dr. Lankoski holds a D.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Aalto University and an MBA from Cass Business School, London.