Bio: Pia Yasuko Rask

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Pia Yasuko Rask (Sr. Manager, Engagement & Responsibility, Grundfos)

Pia Yasuko Rask is head of engagement and responsibility at Grundfos. Utilizing Grundfos’ scale, innovative solutions and core values, her team provides strategic input while tying together and emboldening cross-company sustainability initiatives and goals. They target UN Sustainable Development Goals through responsible growth and under a banner of doing good while doing business. This includes highlighting and activating a number of critical issues, such as partnerships, new business models, human rights, employee engagement, climate ambitions, code of conduct, anti-corruption, and sustainability development, assessment, reporting, and communication. Prior to this she served as head of donations at the Poul Due Jensens Foundation. This followed a decade as energy consultant, developing and deploying signature projects within climate, energy efficiency and renewable energy, primarily in Southern Africa and Southeast Asia. Pia holds an M.Sc. in political science from Aarhus University in Denmark and a M.Sc. in finance from Brandeis University in Boston, USA. She has lived in Germany, USA and China.