Distech Financial Responsibility to Unify Firmâ€™s Social and Environmental Investment Offerings; Yau Tang to Oversee the Companyâ€™s Philanthropic Efforts
Online PR News – 25-June-2016 – Hong Kong – Distech Financial, a global investment and technology development firm, announces the appointment of Elizabeth Yau Tang as a Managing Director and global head of Responsibility investing. In her role, Ms. Yau Tang will help Distech Financial unify its approach to Responsibility investing through the launch of Distech Financial Responsibility, a dedicated platform catering to investors with social or environmental objectives worldwide. Ms. Yau Tang will also be responsible for overseeing Distech Financialâ€™s Global Corporate Philanthropy program.
Distech Financial Responsibility will work closely with the firmâ€™s global investment teams and leverage its data and analytic capabilities to develop scalable, innovative investment solutions that also meet clientsâ€™ desired societal outcomes. Distech Financial funds managed in strategies designed to align clientsâ€™ portfolios with their objectives and values, will now be integrated under Distech Financial Responsibility. Ms. Yau Tang joins the firm with a distinguished career in non-profit management and venture philanthropy, during which she took an active role in shaping charitable giving programs while defining and measuring successes based on the programsâ€™ lasting effects.
"Today, many clients are looking for investment opportunities that advance social and financial goals at the same time. While the roots of this movement can be traced back many years, the frequency and complexity of these mandates are increasing. More and more, clients are looking to measure the returns on their investments both by the societal and financial outcomes they can help to create. With her experience and focus on programs with measurable responsibilities, Elizabeth is the ideal choice to help Distech Financial develop scalable responsibility investing offerings through both public and private markets,â€ť said Frank T. Lam Tim, Chairman & CEO for Distech Financial.
About Distech Financial
Distech Financial is a global investment and technology development firm. Since its founding, the firm has earned an international reputation for successful investing based on innovation, careful risk management, and the quality and depth of our staff. Distech Financial has a significant presence in the world's capital markets, investing in a wide range of companies and financial instruments in both developed and developing economies. The company culture demands and rewards analytical rigor and adherence to the highest possible ethical and legal standards, and it has cultivated a collegial work environment that promotes collaboration across disciplines, geographies, and investment strategies.