Bruce Piasecki

Founder & President


Bruce Piasecki serves as the head of American Hazard Control Group, Inc. (AHC Group), a general management consulting firm specializing in growth, energy, environment, and sustainability.

Additionally, he has chaired the working group for reinventing the Environmental Protection Agency, served on the EPA’s Executive Advisory Council and was appointed to the White House Council on Environmental Technology. Over the years, Dr. Piasecki has run tenured professional educational and degree programs at Cornell University, Clarkson University, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. At RPI, he was one of the first to develop a Master’s of Science degree in Environmental Management and Policy, with award-winning students from around the world.

Backed by the Premiere Speakers Bureau, Dr. Piasecki lectures on select topics, such as “Going Global, Going Green”; “To Master the Task of Tomorrow, Manage the Challenge of Today”; and “Money Doesn’t Manage Itself.” Throughout his career, he has also authored a dozen books to date, including the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Doing More with Less: A New Way to Wealth.

Recently, Dr. Piasecki penned New World Companies: The Future of Capitalism along with Missing Persons, a creative autobiography published by Square One.

In 1976, Dr. Piasecki earned a Bachelor of Arts from Cornell; and a Doctor of Philosophy from Cornell in 1981. Dedicated to his environment and community, Dr. Piasecki contributes through a family-based community trust called “Creative Force.” Recently, his book on globalization, World Inc., has appeared in ten foreign editions, including Japanese, Korean, Italian, and Greek.

He also sits on the Board of Advisors of Global Sustain, a Greek firm with offices in Athens, London, and Frankfurt, and with whom AHC Group has entered into a strategic alliance.

Due to his outstanding efforts in the field, Dr. Piasecki was honored for his lifelong achievement by being elected to the Lotos Club in Manhattan, as well as the National Press Club. His work has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, and MIT’s Technology Review, as well as in professional publications such as Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the East. Dr. Piasecki is currently working on an update of World Inc. titled Wealth and the Commonwealth, expected to be released in 2021.

Bruce Piasecki
Bruce Piasecki



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Lecture Topics

“Financial Management Today: The Art of Competitive Frugality”

“Self-Awareness and the Global Consumer”

“Earning Respect, Understanding Reputation”

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Other Books by Dr. Bruce Piasecki:

  • The Surprising Solution: Creating Possibility in a Swift and Severe World (2009)
  • World Inc. (2007), now in 10 foreign editions, and it has won awards on globalization
  • Environmental Management & Business Strategy: Leadership Skills for the 21st Century (1998)
  • Corporate Environmental Strategy: The Avalanche of Change Since Bhopal (1995)
  • In Search of Environmental Excellence: Moving Beyond Blame (1990)
  • America's Future in Toxic Waste Management (1988)
  • Beyond Dumping (1984)

Dr. Piasecki is also the editor of Corporate Strategy Today, the AHC Group’s executive monograph series, published by Lexis Nexis.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Read Bruce Piasecki’s Op/Ed piece in the Philadelphia Inquirer: “Social Responsibility Is Entering the Corporate World”
(August 6, 2007)

Notable Book Tours and Lectures:

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