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May 10, 2004
IMS adds new expertise to Jacques Whitford group
TORONTO, ONT-Jacques Whitford last week announced the addition of Innovative Management Solutions (IMS) to the Jacques Whitford Group of Companies. IMS is a full-service environmental management consulting firm based in Ottawa. Its services include: ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) consulting; Sustainable Development Strategy (SDS) planning; green building design; online solutions; and environmental training, communications and program implementation. The merger positions Jacques Whitford to serve rapidly emerging client needs by strengthening its capabilities in sustainable building design and related services, and adding IMS's expertise in e-learning. Jacques Whitford plans to enhance and expand the services offered by IMS, building on its expertise in sustainable development, environmental management and real estate sector activities. The two companies have successfully completed several joint projects over the past year. "Jacques Whitford's North America-wide presence and full range of environmental consulting services provides our team with an opportunity to deliver greater value to a larger client base," said Brad Wallace, previously managing partner of IMS and now sector director, real estate services with Jacques Whitford.