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Evert-jan Quak works for The Broker as a research editor on the themes Inclusive Economy and Food Security. He worked for years as a freelance journalist specialized in international economics, corporate social responsibility and trade issues. He has a degree in international economics and economic geography from the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands. He has a mixed professional background, in both journalism and as policy advisor in international development. He is the author of the book Het onzichtbare label (The invisible label - KIT Publishers 2009) in which he tackles the question why current corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies don’t seem to work particularly in developing and emerging countries. He started his work in journalism as freelance reporter in the Dutch Parliament. Later he worked as policy advisor for a Dutch aid agency. To read more articles by the author, visit also his Global Issues website.