Chris Jochnick

Chris Jochnick is the Director of the Private Sector Department at Oxfam America. He co-founded and led two human rights organizations, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (NY) and the Centro de Derechos Economicos y Sociales (Ecuador), and was a corporate attorney at the Wall Street law firm, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.  He teaches business and human rights at Harvard Law School. 

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Poverty and human rights: can courts, lawyers and activists make a difference?

By: Chris Jochnick

We have long known that poverty is rooted in power, yet traditional power-blind approaches to poverty remain predominant. Can a human rights lens and the traditional ...


Can corporate campaigners tap corporate largesse? Unlocking millions for human rights advocates

By: Chris Jochnick

Human rights advocates are loathe to accept corporate funding, even in pursuit of worthy initiatives. But companies facing human rights challenges are eager for ...