Management and technology consultancy BearingPoint announced today the acquisition of  sustainability and environmental transformation consultancy firm, I Care

According to BearingPoint, the acquisition is aimed at expanding its sustainability consulting offerings and accelerating its growth in key consulting markets.

Kiumars Hamidian, Managing Partner BearingPoint, said:

“I Care has a strong reputation for helping clients drive sustainability strategies and environmental transformation. Its proven practice and methodology combined with our transformation and digitalization capabilities will allow us to develop compelling new value propositions for our existing client portfolio in Europe, the US and China.”

Founded in 2008, Paris-based I Care provides public organizations, NGOs, private companies, and financial institutions with services to help them respond to the risks and opportunities of the environmental transition, utilizing its combination of scientific and strategic consulting skills. The company has a team of over 80 employees in France and Brazil.

Guillaume Neveux, Founder, and CEO at I Care, said:

“Joining BearingPoint will enable I Care to accelerate our growth plans within a range of industry sectors in France and open the doors into more markets internationally. We are keen to leverage BearingPoint’s wider capabilities, notably in services such as emissions calculation and digital transformation, to benefit our existing client base.”

Axelle Paquer, Regional Leader for France, Belgium, Luxemburg, and Africa at BearingPoint, added:

“I Care’s capabilities and service offerings match perfectly with the needs of our clients in Europe. Moreover, we share the same culture of an entrepreneurial, holistic mindset and are trusted advisors for our clients. Together we look forward to becoming the key player in sustainable and environmental transformation consulting in France and entering selected markets internationally.”