David J. Vidal became Senior Fellow on Sustainability for The Conference Board in 2012. During 14 years there previously, he led research and programs in corporate citizenship and sustainability, corporate responsibility, corporate philanthropy, community engagement, and corporate security and preparedness. For more than a decade, he was a journalist in New York and Latin America with The New York Times and The Associated Press, and later led a corporate giving program for ten years at Continental Insurance. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. His email is [email protected].