Corporate Affiliates

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today; let us move forward with strong and active faith."
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Benefits of Membership

Why Join the AHC Group Corporate
Affiliates Program?

Diverse Leader-to-Leader Engagement Opportunity

Through our benchmarking workshops, individual client engagement and publications, we provide access to senior leadership across a broad industry base, not possible in any industry trade group. Leaders in our mix have represented a range of industry sectors, including:

  • Oil and Gas: BP, Cenovus, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Marathon Oil, Oxy, Shell, Sunoco, Total, Suncor Energy, Hess
  • Chemical: BASF, Celanese, DuPont, Dow, FMC, Hercules, LyondellBasell
  • Transportation: BNSF, Chrysler, CN, CSX, Ford, GM, Toyota, FedEx
  • Air and Space: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Aerojet
  • Utilities and Energy: American Electric Power, Arizona Public Service, DTE, First Energy, National Grid, Oncor Electric Delivery, Xcel Energy , Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Diversified: Applied Materials, GE, Honeywell, Koch, UTC
  • Pharmaceutical: Merck, Baxter, Genentech
  • Paper and Building: Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Owens Corning, Masco, Shaw, LP
  • Mining and Agriculture: Agrium, Barrick Gold, Bayer Crop Science, ConAgra, Freeport McMoRan, Monsanto, Teck Resources
  • Retail: Walgreens Boots Alliance
  • Technology and Manufacturing: Caterpillar, Flex, Ingersoll Rand

A Sanctuary for Best Practices & Timely Knowledge Share

The AHC Group is on the cutting edge when it comes to identifying and addressing emerging issues. We are leaders in assembling and disseminating timely, critical information that will support your strategic business operations, planning, and P&L functions — without costly consulting fees.

Our workshops provide access to a premiere network of more than 3,300 global leaders, engaging in provocative, innovative discussion of the world's current and emerging critical business and social issues.

While assuring compliance with all antitrust guidelines, the AHC Group's Corporate Affiliate Program provides a safe, confidential environment where members can engage in candid, open discussion and share best practices with key industry leaders.

As consultants and researchers, the AHC Group Senior Associates serve as trusted advisors to middle and upper management and key officers whose responsibilities include environmental health and safety, governmental affairs, corporate governance, social responsibility, sustainability, stakeholder engagement, public relations, communications, and investor relations.

Members benefit from access to thoughts and opinions of other leaders, and from the opportunity to forge and deepen connections with their peers.

Corporate Affiliate meetings provide an ideal opportunity for members to have their peers review new strategies, initiatives, and approaches before sharing internally.

Expert Knowledge & Thought Leadership

The AHC Group is a management consulting firm that has specialized, since 1981, in critical areas of corporate governance, sustainability, energy, product, and environmental strategy. We provide clients with workable business solutions that enhance the bottom line and avert costly missteps.

Bruce Piasecki is the President and Founder of the AHC Group. He 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 the Blame. He is also the author of the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestseller, Doing More With Less (, as well as Doing More with Teams, both now available in paperback editions; plus his most recent book, New World Companies: The Future of Capitalism.

Our Senior Associates provide expert knowledge on environmental business leadership. As retired executives from the world's leading companies, our associates provide well thought-out strategies to mitigate your risks. Strategies are researched and defined through benchmarking with other senior management.

Three-legged Stool

Reputation Rests on a 3-Legged Stool


  • Operational excellence
  • Risk management
  • Capital discipline


  • People do not expect perfection.
  • People do expect an honest discussion of challenges and results.

Selective Engagement

  • Engage only with those who you can influence and who can influence the issues.
  • Do not spend time and effort on those who you will never convince or those who have no influence.


Under their Corporate Affiliate membership, at an annual rate of $12,500, firms are encouraged to send up to three executives to our January and June Achieving Results workshops.

To learn more about the AHC Group team and how to obtain a 10% discount on our in-house consulting fees, please contact Marti Simmons, Corporate Affiliates Director, at, or call 518-583-9615.

^ top