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Bruce Piasecki’s Surprising Solutions

Connecting the dots on innovation, climate change, business & the near future


National Press Club

Bruce Piasecki, Bestselling Author Releases New Book on

Wealth and the Climate Crisis.

Dr. Bruce Piasecki is the president and founder of AHC Group, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in energy, materials, and environmental corporate matters, whose clients range from Suncor Energy and the Warren Buffett firm Shaw Industries, to Walgreens Boots Alliance and bp, to Toyota and other global companies.

Piasecki is the author of several seminal books on business strategy, valuation, and corporate change, including the Nature Society’s book of the year, In Search of Environmental Excellence: Moving Beyond Blame as well as the recent New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller Doing More With Less.

Since 1981, he has advised companies about the critical areas of corporate governance, energy, environmental strategy, product innovation, and sustainability strategy.

AHC Group and Bruce Piasecki are advised on publishing matters by Scott Meredith Literary Agency. 


"Actors speak of imaginary things as if they are real. Academics speak of real things as if they are imaginary! That is why I write personal narratives in my books"

— Bruce Piasecki


On Bruce Piasecki's  tombstone he would like these words: "His wife was considerate and his daughter beautiful."


Professor Terry Diggory with painter wife Anne Diggory and Greg Tate at Piasecki's daughter's wedding May 2023, dancing.

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Bruce Piasecki with daughter Colette and the young doc girls.

Bruce Piasecki making a short wedding toast to an earnest audience.


Finishing several small biographies of Eileen Fisher, John Streur, and others, a new agency signs me, the agency, where we begin working on some evergreen edition of Memoir, Wealth books, and a collection of the Biographies. These will mature and be released from 2022 to 2025.


Doing More with Less becomes a New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher’s Weekly bestseller. Later bestseller at Wall Street Journal, and comes out in Spanish by 2020.

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Bruce Piasecki with daughter Colette near one of their giant trees in the backyard from Colette’s high school graduation party. 


Begin advising Walgreens, which is purchased by British client Alliance Boots. I run their change management councils for ten years. (Photo: Bruce Piaseki lecturing to nature).



Our Corporate Affiliates workshops now reaches about 100 new firms each year, totally 3000 paying executives by 2022. (Photo: One of Bruce Piasecki's favorite quotes).


Working for Toyota on innovation across many units developing the Hybrid Powertrain as advisor, consultant, with key lawyers and executives. This work began in the late 1990s, leading to me leaving tenure at RPI to write as I built the AHC Group into a larger corporate advisory.

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Bruce Piasecki's mother Lillian, enjoying her beautiful family at home, accompanied by daughter-in-law Andrea and granddaughter Colette.


Sold my first commercial magazine to Elsevier Science in England; and converted some content into a book called Corporate Environmental Strategy for John Wiley and Sons, then leads by 2014 to New York Times bestseller published by John Wiley and Sons. (Photo: Bruce Piasecki with daughter Colette).



My first commercial book from Simon and Schuster, published with reach into Rodale and Quality Paperback Editions. (Photo: 1990 book jacket photo with Bruce Piasecki and co author Peter Asmus).


First books out on technical and innovation matters that get me tenure at Clarkson and then RPI in Troy New York.


All League One Basketball star gets scholarships to play at University of Maryland (Big 10 ball over summers), and then accept full ride at Cornell University, where I stay and teach until I finish my PHD.


Birth on Long Island to Walter and Lillian Piasecki, both working class second generation visitors from Poland. (Photo: Bruce Piasecki's father).

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