Report - "Putting the 'S' in ESG: Measuring Human Rights Performance for Investors," Casey O'Connor & Sarah Labowitz, March 2017

Op-ed - "Investors need better ways to find companies making a difference," Casey O'Connor & Sarah Labowitz, Marketwatch, 10 Mar 2017

Workshop - "Human Rights and Investment" RFK Compass conference, Jun 2015 and 2016

Conference - "Measuring Human Rights Performance: Metrics that Drive Change," lead organizer, NYU Stern, 20 Apr 2016

Report - "Beyond the Tip of the Iceberg: Bangladesh's forgotten apparel workers," Sarah Labowitz & Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Dec 2015

Report - "Business as Usual is Not an Option: Supply chains and sourcing after Rana Plaza," Sarah Labowitz & Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Apr 2014

Conferences on reform of the garment sector in Bangladesh - lead organizer, New York and Dhaka, May 2014 

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Blog - NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, 2013-17

Report - "Making Workers Pay: Recruitment of the Migrant Labor Force in the Gulf Construction Industry," David Segall & Sarah Labowitz, April 2017

Op-ed - "The Biggest Issue on Global Waters Didn’t Even Make the Agenda of Kerry’s Ocean Summit," Sarah Labowitz & Hanne Dalmut, Huffington Post, 16 Sep 2016

Op-ed - "Tech companies must push back on NSA snooping," Sarah Labowitz, San Francisco Chronicle, 2 Jul 2013


"Setting and enforcing industry-specific standards for human rights: the role of multi-stakeholder initiatives in regulating corporate conduct," in Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice  (Routledge, 2016), Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Justine Nolan, Sarah Labowitz, & Auret van Heerden

Closing Governance Gaps in Bangladesh's Garment Industry – The Power and Limitations of Private Governance Schemes (SSRN Working Paper, March 2015), Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Sarah Labowitz & Nayantara Banerjee 

Beyond Kiobel: Alternative Remedies for Sustained Human Rights Protection The American Journal of International Law and AJIL Unbound (2014): E-48-54. (PDF), Justine Nolan, Michael Posner & Sarah Labowitz



"Ethical investment is booming. But what is it?," The Economist, 21 Sep 2017

"Sarah Labowitz: Fighting for Human Rights," Lily Weinberg, New York Jewish Week, 25 May 2017

"How Migrant Workers Literally Pay To Build Architecture," Kelsey Campbell-Dollaghan, Fast Company Design, 17 Apr 2017

"Millions of migrant Gulf workers forced to pay for right to work: report," Sebastien Malo, Reuters, 11 Apr 2017

"Study: Migrant Workers Exploited en Route to Arab Gulf," The New York Times, 11 Apr 2017

"How 'Responsible' Are Europe's Mega-Managers Investing $22.4 Trillion?" Dina Medland, Forbes, 12 Mar 2017

"Exxon Adviser Resigns Over Oil Giant’s ‘Targeted Attacks’ On NGOs," Chris D'Angelo, Huffington Post, 10 Feb 2017

"Member of ExxonMobil advisory panel sends scathing resignation letter," Sarah Lynch, CBS News, 9 Feb 2017

"Sarah Labowitz: Driving team goals in soccer and life," Amy Lynch, NCAA Magazine, 10 May 2016

"New NYU Stern Textbook to Advance Study of Business and Human Rights," Jeanette Brown, Clear Admit, 27 Apr 2016

Should Human Rights Be Part Of An MBA?" Nathan Allen, Poets & Quants, 11 Apr 2016

"The Untouchables: Why it’s getting harder to stop multinational corporations," Michael Hobbes, Foreign Policy, 11 Apr 2016

"Making Human Rights Her Business: Sarah Labowitz, Co-Director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights," NYU Alumni Connect, 15 Jan 2016

"NYU Stern Center Incorporates Human Rights in Business Education," MBA Today, 15 Jul 2015

"Stern Center Brings Human Rights into Business Education," Poets & Quants, Alison Damast, 17 Nov 2014