One of CCIA’s project currencies, Makkie, was featured in a short article on Dichtbij.nl. Read more (article in Dutch).
SoNantes and other local money systems featured in the French regional newspaper La Gazette des Communes this month. View article:
This year, to mark its fifth birthday, we want the B£ to put the spotlight on these people and give them the ultimate immortal accolade – presence on a new special edition B£ note. It’s your choice Who are these people? That’s for you to decide. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the word HERO in the …Continue Reading
How can complementary currency help build a future we want to live in? Have a listen to our podcast on what money is, how it can be innovated and how are our pilot currencies are providing practical solutions to the shortfalls of mainstream money. Thanks to Shoreditch Radio for inviting us …Continue Reading
“Les “SoNantes” pourront être utilisés, par les entreprises et les habitants de l’agglomération nantaise, comme moyen de paiement en sus de l’euro, une “SoNantes” valant un euro. Par exemple, deux entreprises pourront convenir qu’une part de la facture, dument établie et comptabilisée en euros et affectée de la TVA correspondante, pourra être réglée en SoNantes. …Continue Reading
Last week we contributed to a workshop on community currencies and trading schemes hosted by the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA). Check out this video summary of the day: CEE – Community Currencies and Trading Schemes from NICVA on Vimeo.
“Smaller alternatives such as Greece’s TEM could bolster, rather than undermine, a single currency that has proved inadequate to serve southern Europe […] Now, when the Bristol Pound emerges, or when the business-to-business currency SoNantes is introduced for the businesses around the French city of Nantes, commissioned by a former mayor and former French …Continue Reading
“There are an estimated 250 community currencies operational internationally, with more in the pipeline. Clarke is currently helping to advise nascent community currency schemes in Sardinia and Catalonia. Nef is also involved in an EU project looking at six further pilot projects, including Nantes’ SoNantes currency, a digital-only system of exchange, and Holland-based TradeQoin, …Continue Reading