Mission of the AHC Group

About the Firm

Since 1981, the AHC Group has been active in assisting organizations and individuals in the field of environmental and management strategy. As management consultants, we serve as trusted advisors to middle and upper management staff in organizations whose responsibilities include environmental health and safety, public relations, governmental affairs, corporate governance, social responsibility, communications, and investor relations. (Read a more complete history of our firm here.)

We focus on helping companies realize the business potential in environmental strategy and public issues, enhance stakeholder and investor relations, improve corporate governance and position themselves in the marketplace.

As researchers, the AHC Group strives to discover what is actionable by linking the needs of corporate business strategy with external demands for new products and environmental leadership. This includes research reflected in the seven books written by Bruce Piasecki, including Corporate Environmental Strategy: The Avalanche of Change Since Bhopal (John Wiley, 1995); Environmental Management & Business Strategy: Leadership skills for the 21st Century (John Wiley, 1999), and World Inc (Sourcebooks, 2007).

Dr. Piasecki's most recent book, The Surprising Solution: Creating Possibility in a Swift and Severe World, published in November 2009, is an updated edition of World Inc that addresses the dramatic shifts and changes in the global economy in the last two years.

Our Core Strengths

How We Work

Efficient — Results-oriented Senior Associates approach that enhances your existing business strategy.

Communicative — In-house staff training at all levels, to integrate product development, compliance, and organizational goals.

Insightful — Third-party, independent research into governmental and market trends, competitor priorities, and consumer expectations.

Our strengths have developed over the past quarter century to include the following:

  • Integrating environmental management into overall business strategy
  • Mission statement development and implementation strategy for evolving multinationals
  • Constructive referrals to government relations consulting companies
  • Benchmarking for competitive advantage on key energy and environmental decisions.
  • Internal and external communications for leadership councils and boards
  • Production and publication of annual corporate environmental reports

How we do it

Our services are customized to each client's needs. See our LEADERSHIP CASE STUDIES for examples of our past work that can now be made public.

How we differ from other consultants

The AHC Group is a small, versatile firm that acts quickly. Our goal is to produce rapid results through the employment of our experienced Senior Associates. Where a larger consulting firm sometimes places each client in a prefabricated mold, the AHC Group prides itself on listening to each client before counseling. Low overhead means that we can do more effective work. No debt means we deliver with speed, honesty, accuracy, and force.

To learn more about what we do and how we do it,
please see THE ABCs OF AHC GROUP and

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ABCs of the AHC Group

The essence of AHC Group consulting services as seen in our insightful consideration for our clients and ability to communicate the means to integrate strategic goals.

How Leaders Interact with AHC Group

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