To be an internationally highly recognised institute for cutting-edge academic research and development in the fields of gender, diversity, equality, and social sustainability.
GODESS Institute aims to:
promote and disseminate high-quality research and development projects.
facilitate policy, legal, and practice innovations, interventions, and implementation in organisations, management, marketing and economy that place gender, diversity, equality and social sustainability at the centre.
create a cross-departmental, cross-university and cross-sector critical mass – nationally, regionally (Nordic, European), globally and transnationally, and through that:
- bring together experts from different disciplines;
- strengthen ties among researchers and experts, and encourage and support joint research projects, joint research funding applications, as well as joint seminars;
- interact with society at large and collaborate across sectors with policy-makers, politicians and practitioners;
- support and facilitate mobility of researchers and experts across member institutions, as well as accommodate those from the outside world.
strategically collaborate with other centres and institutes within Hanken School of Economics and the partner universities.
establish a dynamic digital footprint, in keeping with Hanken’s and the partner universities’ strategies on digitalization and the need for international collaboration and community engagement.