Essay on Bali rice farming experience for Amherst College Alumni Magazine, Summer 2019

Featured in Reconsidered's “3 Questions With,” 10 May ‘19

"Can Business of Any Size Be Good?" Current Affairs, 24 Jul '18

"Red Hen, Microsoft and the power of workplace activism," Reuters, 28 Jun '18

"The Year I Learned to Quit," The New York Times, 27 Apr '18

Quoted in "Better Leadership, Better World: Women Leading for the Global Goals," report by the Business and Sustainable Development Commission, 5 Mar '18

"Is There Any Way to Be an Ethical Moviegoer in the Post-Weinstein Era?", The Atlantic, 15 Nov '17

Quoted in "When Your Company Makes You Queasy," WSJ, 14 Nov '17

Profile in The Amherst Student, 20 Oct '17

Quoted in "Do Benefit Corporations Respect Human Rights?", Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall '17

Book review of The Disruptors’ Feast: How to Avoid Being Devoured in Today’s Rapidly Changing Global Economy by Frits van Paasschen, Amherst College Alumni Magazine, 12 May '17

“Human rights ‘intrapreneurs’: challenges and keys to success,” chapter in Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice, 1st Edition, Routledge ‘16

"Who's Responsible for Corporate Responsibility?: A study of the people tasked with getting their companies to respect workers and protect the environment," The Atlantic eBook, 30 Jul '15

"A Manifesto for the Corporate Idealist,"

"Is the MSW the new MBA?" (Fast Company, 11 Sept '14) wins National Association of Social Workers 2015 Media Award!

Quoted in "Killing in the rice fields: how are companies protecting their workers?The Guardian, 1 Apr '15

"Lives on the line: how to help protect freelancers in dangerous places,The Guardian, 26 Feb '15

"Rare sighting at a sustainability conference: a labor official!" LinkedIn, 12 Feb '15

"An Iconic Brand, but at What Cost?" (review of Citizen Coke by Bartow Elmore), strategy+ business, 2 Feb '15

Cited in "Five CSR Trends to Watch Out For in 2015," Forbes, 31 Dec '14

"2015: will media shine a light on its own corporate responsibility?Guardian Sustainable Business, 29 Dec '14

"Read This Before You Buy Another Holiday Gift (or Goat)," The New York Times Motherlode blog, 22 Dec '14

Mentioned in "Ralph Nader’s holiday reading for agitated mind," The Register Citizen, 20 Dec '14

Mentioned in "Advancing human rights through Wireless Reach," Qualcomm blog, 10 Dec '14

Q&A with JustMeans, 9 Dec '14

"'Ice Cream Social': The Ben & Jerry's Story,The Huffington Post, 1 Dec '14

Book review in BDLive, 11 Nov '14

Q&A with Corporate Knights Magazine, 7 Oct '14

My review of Lord Browne's The Glass Closet, strategy+business, 29 Sept '14

Author Christine Bader explains corporate idealism,, 19 Sept '14

"Is the MSW the new MBA?Fast Company, 11 Sept '14

Book review in Korn Ferry's Briefings Magazine, Fall 2014

Interview with Earth People Media, 29 Aug '14

"Obama's executive order helps better employers win government contracts,The Guardian, 1 Aug '14

Interview with Ethical Performance, Aug '14

"McDonald’s Already Knows How to Manage Its Franchisee Labor Practices,Harvard Business Review, 31 Jul '14 (reprinted in Crain's)

"‘Idealist’ who felt BP should play wider role," featured in Financial Times, 16 Jul '14

"Dov Charney’s Redeeming Quality,The Atlantic, 2 Jul '14

"The Corporate Idealist" (adapted book excerpt), The Huffington Post / Aspen Institute, 17 Jun '14

Q&A with Equitable Origin, 12 Jun '14

"The Risks and Responsibilities of Tech Innovation,MIT Sloan Management Review, 10 June '14

"Chipotle's stance on guns shows how business can drive social change,The Guardian, 29 May '14

"Companies Commit Human-Rights Abuses in America, Too,The Atlantic, 28 May '14

Interview for strategy + business, 19 May '14

Interview for FP (Foreign Policy) Interrupted, 17 May '14

Interview in Les Affaires (pdf, in French), 17 May '14

Book review in Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer '14 issue

"To fight global warming, Stanford should have kept its coal," Reuters, 9 May '14

Book review on Change in Context blog, 7 May '14

"Business and Human Rights: The End of the Beginning," guest post for Corporate EcoForum's EcoInnovator blog, 5 May '14

Guest post for Council on Foreign Relations Development Channel, 5 May '14

Interview with Bob Morris, 4 May '14

Amherst Reads book of the month (includes excerpt, interview), 2 May '14

Q&A with The Conference Board Review, 30 Apr '14

Quoted in "When It Comes to Work, Can You Care Too Much?The Wall Street Journal, 30 Apr '14

"Why Corporations Fail to Do the Right Thing,The Atlantic, 21 Apr '14 (translated into Swedish on "Miljö & Utveckling" (Environment & Development) blog, 29 Apr '14)

Interview with Ensia, 17 Apr '14

Book review on Business Fights Poverty blog, 17 Apr '14

"An Ex-BP Employee on How to Change the System from Within," Fast Company, 8 Apr '14

Book review on CSRWire, 7 Apr '14

"Corporate America doesn't need a 'business case' to do good,Fortune, 4 Apr '14

"How to Shop Responsibly," guest post for Dinner: A Love Story, 4 Apr '14

Book review in Ethical Corporation, 4 Apr '14

"When Girl Meets Oil: Christine Bader on the Complexities of Corporate Idealism," interview with Sustainable Brands, 3 Apr '14

Quoted in "Reactions to the IPCC climate change report from business leaders and experts,The Guardian, 1 Apr '14

Personal Branding Blog interview, 31 Mar '14

Idealist Careers review and interview, 26 Mar '14

Publication day interviews with BSR and The Intelligent Optimist; review by Ted Lehmann; 25 Mar '14

"The Corporate Idealist," guest post for Your Mark on the World, 25 Mar '14

"When Girl Meets Oil, a Fascinating Show Ensues," Interview with Ted Coiné for Switch & Shift: The Human Side of Business, 24 Mar '14

"'Corporate idealist': US shale companies could learn from overseas oil producers," SNL Energy, 20 Mar '14

"Traits of the Corporate Idealist: Incrementalism and Community," SustainAbility guest blog post, 19 Mar '14

"How to trust BP again," Reuters, 18 Mar '14

Q&A with Business Ethics Editor Michael Connor, 14 Mar '14

Interview with Mauricio Lazala, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 13 Mar '14

Mention in "Can corporations do good?" Advice for PR Girls blog, 13 Mar '14

"When Girl Meets Oil: Five questions for Christine Bader," on Tobias Webb's Smarter Business Blog, 11 Mar '14

Book review: Bryan Burrough, "How Big Business Can Take the High Road,The New York Times, 8 Mar '14

Quoted in "Angels and Demons Vie for Momentum in Energy Transition," Bloomberg, 5 Mar '14

Excerpt in "Corporate naming gaffes -- BP," Reading, Writing re: Management blog, 28 Feb '14

Interview with me by the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, 10 Feb '14

"Finding Truth in Business and Beyond,The Huffington Post, 6 Feb '14

"The Sochi Games and Human Rights: What Is the Responsibility of Corporate Sponsors?" BSR blog, 3 Feb '14

"How companies are tackling sex trafficking at the Super Bowl," The Guardian, 31 Jan '14

"Beyond sustainability reports: the state of play in CSR,The Guardian, 24 Jan '14

Quoted in "Can a Disgraced Trader Get a Job in Academia?The New Yorker, 22 Jan '14

"Four goals for the corporate idealist,The Guardian, 16 Jan '14

"Tech Start-Ups & Human Rights: Four Lessons,The Huffington Post, 8 Jan '14

“Business and Human Rights: An Insider’s Journey with BP and Beyond,” chapter in Justice, Sustainability, and Security: Global Ethics for the 21st Century, Palgrave MacMillan, 2013

Quoted in "Shareholders raise surveillance concerns at AT&T, Verizon," Reuters, 20 Nov '13

"Strava and user safety: how far does business responsibility go?"  The Guardian, 21 Oct '13

"Collaborative Initiatives: Accelerators or Diversions?" BSR blog, 10 Oct '13

"Google, Facebook, Verizon… should tech companies safeguard our privacy?"  The Guardian, 14 Jun '13

"When did you realize you had a book in you?" Bibliomotion blog, 10 June '13

"The Bangladesh Accord is a red herring," The Guardian, 28 May '13

Quoted in "Dhaka factory collapse: how far can businesses be held responsible?" The Guardian, 16 May '13

"The Bangladesh factory collapse: Why CSR is more important than ever," The Guardian, 7 May '13 

"What Happens in Vegas…Corporate ‘Sexual’ Responsibility?" BSR blog, 8 Mar '13

“Book Review: Whole Foods Co-CEO John Mackey's ‘Conscious Capitalism’," The Huffington Post, 28 Jan ‘13

"Security for oil & gas projects can’t ignore human rights," Al Jazeera, 25 Jan ‘13

"Cerberus Divestment Is a Loss, Not a Win," The Huffington Post, 19 Dec ‘12

"Year-End Review: Do You Love Your Work?", 13 Dec ‘12

"A Few of Mom’s Favorite Things,", 6 Dec ‘12

"Notes from the Bureau of Practicing What You Preach,", 14 Nov ‘12

"Why Americans Need to Rethink the Impact of Energy Production," PolicyMic, 13 Nov ‘12

Named 2012-2013 Donaldson Fellow at the Yale School of Management, 7 Nov ‘12

"Waddling the Waddle: Corporate Social Responsibility in the Baby Market," The Huffington Post (originally on CSRWire), 25 Oct ‘12

"ExxonMobil CEO ignores Ground Zero of Energy Security," Truman Doctrine, 29 Jun ‘12

"Companies must examine users, not just suppliers," Reuters, 30 Mar ‘12

"Is the Organization Investigating Apple's Factories Good Enough?" (co-authored with J. Morrison), Forbes, 5 Mar ‘12

"Suing corporations should be a last resort,” Reuters, 23 Feb ’12

“The U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Analysis and Implementation,” The Kenan Institute for Ethics, Feb ’12

"Apple Sweatshops & Twitter Censorship: A Defining Moment for CSR," CSRWire, 2 Feb ‘12

"Holiday Resources for the Corporate Idealist," CSRWire, 19 Dec ‘11

"Manifesto for the Corporate Idealist," The Huffington Post, 2 Dec ‘11

On Leadership, BSR blog, 4 Oct ‘11

"Is Steve Jobs the Next John Browne?" The Huffington Post, 8 Sept ‘11

"Google's biggest "Don't Be Evil" opportunity yet," CSRWire, 16 Aug ‘11

"NGOs dissatisfied? Fine with me," CSRWire, 7 Jul ‘11

"Wal-Mart and the gap in corporate policy," Reuters, 23 Jun ‘11

Quoted in “Women Matter 2010: Increasing Shareholder Value,” Fast Company, 13 Apr ‘11

"What Davos can learn from BP," Reuters, 20 Jan ‘11

“Business & Human Rights: A Not-So-New Framework for Corporate Responsibility," in Business Ethics: Decision Making for Personal Integrity & Social Responsibility, McGraw-Hill, 2011 (2nd Ed.), co-authored with John Morrison, Director, Institute for Human Rights & Business

"BP, Goldman Sachs, and Massey could learn a lot from ultimate frisbee," The Christian Science Monitor, 2 Jun ‘10

Reflections on Yahoo! Business & Human Rights Summit, 17 May ‘10

Institute for Human Rights & Business blog post, 24 Feb ‘10

My rhyming CSR resolutions for 2010, Fast Company, 7 Jan ‘10

"Change Big Business From the Inside," Business Week, 16 Nov ’09

Yale Insights interview, May ‘09

Yale School of Management Alumni Profile, May ‘09

“Beyond CSR: How companies can respect human rights,” Stanford Social Innovation Review, Fall 2008

“Business & Human Rights: Corporate Recognition and Responsibility,” China Rights Forum, Apr ‘08

“Voluntary initiatives – Helping the laggards join the race,” Ethical Corporation, Oct ‘07




Guest on Boundless podcast, 6 Mar ‘19

Guest on On Adulting’s podcast, Challenging the Collective, 19 Sept ‘18

Guest on KCRW's To The Point discussing sexual harassment, 22 Nov '17 (on at 5:06 and 31:15)

Sustainacast - Podcast on Sustainability with Michael Dunn, 14 Jan '15

Guest on BBC Radio 4 "You and Yours," 26 Dec '14 (11:05 and 36:23)

What’s the Moral Cost of Doing Business Today?, PBS Frontline, 19 Nov '14

Guest on Green is Good radio, 27 Sept '14

Bard MBA Sustainable Fridays Series, 11 Sept '14

Boise State Public Radio's Reader's Corner, 8 Aug '14

Guest on ABC's The World Today, 3 Jul '14

Guest on BBC Business Matters, 2 Jul '14

"Corporations as Agents of Change," Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs podcast, 19 May '14

Interview with Executive Girlfriends Group, 9 May '14

Harvard Business School's "The Business" podcast, 6 May '14

Guest on BBC Business Matters, 6 May '14

Interview for Amherst Reads book club, 2 May '14

Guest on The Attitude with Arnie Arnesen Radio Show, 22 Apr '14

Business Book Talk podcast, 31 Mar '14

Interview with Leonard Lopate on WNYC, 27 Mar '14

Interview with John Hockenberry on The Takeaway, 25 Mar '14

Interview with Bill Kearney of Financial Spectrum, 14 Mar '14

Interview with Julia Kennedy, Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Forum (audio), Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, Advocates for Ethics in Business interview, June ’09