Veteran Sustainability and Business Strategist Michael Dupee Joins Summit Strategy Group as Senior Advisor
LOS ALTOS, Calif., January 4, 2023–– Summit Strategy Group, LLC, (Summit), a California-based national public affairs, corporate reputation and ESG consulting firm, today announced that Michael Dupee has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, based in Burlington, Vermont.
Dupee joins the firm after a more than 25-year career spanning investment banking at Goldman Sachs, academia and corporate sustainability and ESG leadership roles. Dupee has deep expertise in sustainability as well as in food and agriculture and responsible sourcing.
“Michael brings the depth of academic and business experience that is essential to properly advise clients through the complexity of today’s ESG environment,” said Summit Founder & CEO Michael Law. “The shifting political climate surrounding corporate ESG performance creates opportunities and risks that Michael is well equipped to help clients navigate. His insight and experience will be invaluable across the Summit portfolio of clients and new business prospects.”
Dupee served as Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters from 2004 until 2012 and through the company’s acquisition of Keurig. During his tenure, Dupee oversaw the creation of an award-winning and internationally recognized corporate responsibility program, was named co-winner of the Best First Time Sustainability Report in North America by CERES, developed and expanded the company’s supply chain outreach program. From 2012 to 2014, he launched the company’s Sustainable Innovation function as its first Vice President, Sustainable Innovation.
Since 2016, Dupee has taught Business Strategy for a Sustainable World, Sustainable Operations and Green Supply Chains, and Biomimicry as an Innovation Tool in the Sustainable Innovation MBA program at the Grossman School of Business at the University of Vermont, one of the world’s leading Green MBA programs.
“I have advised several brands and industries on complex environmental and supply chain challenges, and I am eager to bring that experience to bear for the benefit of Summit's clients,” Dupee said. “I have worked extensively with Summit’s ESG practice leader Derek Young and look forward to re-uniting with him and the top-notch team he has built.”
About Summit Strategy Group
Summit Strategy Group is a national consulting firm specializing in public affairs, corporate reputation and ESG advisory services. The firm’s founding principle is that every client requires a custom-built team of the best talent: Agile thinkers prepared to navigate and succeed in today’s constantly evolving landscape. Summit’s core expertise crosses major industry sectors, including environment and natural resources, land use, energy, healthcare, agriculture, higher education, and transportation and infrastructure. Summit’s mission is to bring perspective, insight, and world-class talent to organizations on the issues that matter most to their business. For more information, visit www.summitstrategygroup.net or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.