Dr. Bruce Piasecki is the president and founder of AHC Group, Inc., a management consulting firm specializing in energy, materials, and environmental corporate matters since 1981. He is the author of seven 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. His articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Technology Review, and the Christian Science Monitor. His latest book The Surprising Solution was published this year. Since 1990, Dr. Piasecki and his staff have run hundreds of benchmarking workshops for numerous multinational Corporate Affiliates, involving key executives in site remediation, power markets, emerging issues, and governance concerns since Enron. With his Corporate Environmental Strategy book attracting the attention of change agents and board members in his client and affiliates network, Dr. Piasecki has moved the field of environmental and energy strategy closer to financial markets and mainstream financial diagnostics. The AHC Group has achieved this through a series of key alliances.