Waterloo, Ontario, Canada – January 19, 2022 – IMS, the leading global vehicle and driving data business, is pleased to announce they are Sustainable Waterloo Region’s newest member of the Regional Sustainability Initiative, joining as an Observing Organization!
As a member, IMS is connected to an extensive member network of organizations that share and learn sustainability best practices. Members in the network invest in better understanding the impact of their operations. They use program resources to build a culture of sustainability among employees, engage employees as sustainability advocates and set and achieve realistic sustainability targets.
“We are delighted to have IMS as part of the SWR network”, said Tova Davidson, Executive Director of Sustainable Waterloo Region. “This region, and its corporate community, are more and more understanding not only the duty to act on climate change but the benefits to business of being more sustainable. The services and support our programs offer to IMS will help them to reap these benefits to be a stronger, more sustainable member of our business community.”
IMS is a global leader in vehicle connectivity and data insights, working with leading insurers, mobility operators, OEMs and governments in many countries. Through their award-winning connected car and telematics driven technology, they provide a wealth of vehicle and driving data that not only promotes safer driving behaviours but also driving practices that are both smarter and greener.
“IMS is proud to start the new year by partnering with Sustainable Waterloo Region,” said Brian Halk, Senior Director, Marketing at IMS. “By partnering with the Regional Sustainability Initiative, we gain access to resources, examples, and an increasing network to inspire even more sustainability-related goals and achievements within our community. This will also translate into efforts and initiatives that are also important priorities with our customers, and their end-customers.”
IMS’ first steps has been the creation of a global green team assembled to work in collaboration with SWR, along with immediate work to implement new strategies that will support lowered emissions while demonstrating their commitment to corporate social responsibility and their surrounding community.
About IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions)
IMS (Insurance & Mobility Solutions) is a vehicle and driving data business, delivering enterprise solutions to over 350 customers including insurers, mobility operators and governments. IMS recently launched its Vehicle Data Exchange, which enables the IMS DriveSync platform to ingest and process data from any source – from OEM embedded units to smartphones and aftermarket hardware. The company, with offices in the UK, Europe and N. America, has analysed over 15 billion driving miles and its algorithms are fed by trillions of data points every hour.
More info at: www.ims.tech
IMS Media Relations Contact:
Senior Director, Marketing
About Sustainable Waterloo Region and the Regional Sustainability Initiative
Sustainable Waterloo Region is a social enterprise non-profit that helps the local business community, and Waterloo Region as a whole, become more environmentally and economically sustainable, and therefore stronger.
Our Regional Sustainability Initiative program facilitates setting voluntary reduction targets in greenhouse gas emissions, water, and waste diversion and provides a customized approach to inspire action and support transformation in organizations of varying size and industry.
SWR Media Relations Contact:
Executive Director, SWR