As a coalition of left-leaning parties in Barcelona considers creating a community currency, the Wall Street Journal asks CCIA what that would mean…click here to read more.
On Wednesday 26th April, CCIA partner Spice launched a collaboration with Wales Millenium Centre by taking 260 school children to see a stage production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Cantonian School (in Fairwater), Woodlands High School (in Ely) and Hawthorn High School (in Pontypridd), as well as 80 community members from Llanelli, …Continue Reading
The conference announcing the launch of CCIA partner currency, SoNantes, gained lots of media attention. CNBC were one of several outlets to pick up on the story: read it here.
CCIA gets a mention in this short article on some of the benefits of complementary currencies. To read more, click here.
CCIA pilot currency, the E-Portemonnee, recently launched in the Belgian city of Genk. It’s been getting plenty of media attention – see here and here (both in Flemish)
Great news from CCIA partner Spice, whose time credit programme is doing wonders up and down the UK. The Orchard Church of England Primary School in Cambridgeshire has wracked up a staggering 1,000 hours of volunteer time since signing up to Spice’s time credit programme, with the project run by the local council. To read more …Continue Reading
Good to see that two of our partners, Makkie and Qoin, are turning heads in the media. If you want to the full article (and if you speak Dutch), click here. The Makkie is a time-based currency for the citizens of East Amsterdam. It aims to empower residents and address social exclusion and inequality. People …Continue Reading
One of CCIA’s partner currencies, the Brixton Pound, has been getting plenty of attention over Christmas for its new “Tap and Pay” contactless payment system. Read the full article on theregister.co.uk here.
The Brixton Pound’s new “Tap and Pay” system has been receiving some media attention. Read the Brixton Buzz article here or check out CCIA’s own article.