New community currency for France: SoNantes launches

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On Tuesday, 28th April, 2o15, a new community currency was born, as CCIA pilot currency SoNantes announced its official launch. Speakers at the event included Johanna Roland, Mayor of Nantes and President of Nantes Metropole, Jacques Stern, Director of the Credit Municipal de Nantes and Philippe Magnen, Vice President of the Network for Regional Solidarity Economy   …Continue Reading


Watch Mark Drakeford AM give his keynote speech at Spice’s “Change that is Meaningful” conference

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Mark Drakeford AM, Minister for Health and Social Services in the Welsh Government, gave the keynote address at Spice’s “Change that is Meaningful” conference earlier this month. See what he had to say in the video below, and visit Spice’s Youtube channel for more videos.  


Miss Spice’s “Change that is Meaningful” Conference? Catch up with this video.

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If you couldn’t make it along to Spice’s “Change that is Meaningful” Conference in Cardiff earlier this month, not to worry. You can catch the highlights below. Check out Spice’s Youtube channel for more videos.


Video: E-Portemonee in Hasselt

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See how residents in Hasselt are using e-Portemonee, a CCIA partner currency:  


Event: Community Currencies as Policy Tools

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05 Nov 15:00 GMT – 05 Nov 16:00 GMT *** If you missed this event, you can still watch the various presentations by signing up for the  Disruptive Innovation Festival*** This session will take place as a live, online event using Cisco WebEx. To attend, visit this page at the scheduled date and time and join   …Continue Reading


Video: What is the E-Wallet?

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Great new video from our partner Limburg.net who are running the pilot currency E-Portemonnee or “E-Wallet” over in East Belgium.   Find out more about the scheme…


Our podcast on currencies, permaculture and the future of money

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      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


Our Twitter Video Stream

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Keep up to date with the global CC community – see what videos we’ve shared on Twitter


Interviews from our conference in The Hague

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In June 2013 CCIA co-hosted the 2nd International Conference on Complementary Currency. Over the three days, our partners Qoin carried out interviews with representatives from a range of community currency schemes, as well as speaking with academics and other practictioners to document some of the ideas and case studies being showcased at the conference. 1.   …Continue Reading


Video testimonials from time credit communities

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Inspiring stories from Spice time credit participants in South Wales.