Barataria Exchange Project

The Barataria Exchange Project was a demonstration project with community currencies in four European contexts: Rural Scotland, Mayo County in Ireland, and the cities of Amsterdam and Madrid Read more

ccResearch Group (Stub)

“The complementary currency (cc) Research Group was (discontinued July 2017) a network of scientific researchers, academic and other, working on complementary currency systems and related types of appropriate and sustainable exchange systems. The purpose of the ccResearch Group is to provide peer support and collaboration across individuals, institutions and disciplines, aspiring to “open notebook science”... Read more

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Community Currencies in Action (CCIA)

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The Community Currencies in Action project (CCIA) is a transnational partnership working to develop and deliver community currency demonstrations in several member states across the North West of Europe Read more

Complementary Currencies for Sustainability (GICC) (Stub)

New research to study the growth and diffusion of complementary currencies (new forms of money) around the world, and produce policy and practice lessons to harness these grassroots innovations for sustainability. This two year research project is led by Gill Seyfang at UEA and funded by the Leverhulme Trust. It aims to investigate grassroots innovations... Read more

DigiPay4Growth (Stub)

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First International Conference on Complementary and Community Currency systems held in Lyon (Stub)

The First International Conference on Complementary and Community Currencies was held in Lyon in 2012. The conference brought together academics, government officials, policy makers and practitioners to discuss the benefits of complementary and community currencies, as well as the challenges in their successful implementation. Both the first and following conferences were organised by the International... Read more

Gemeinschaft Vorsorge Nahversorgung Project

Gemeinschaft Vorsorge Nahversorgung (GVN, literally Local supply of community care) was a transnational EU INTERREG IV A funded project in Vorarlberg (Austria), the district of Ravensburg (Germany) and in the cantons of St. Gallen and Zurich (both in Switzerland), which supported community development through the promotion of civic engagement, self-organized neighborhood support and implementation of a complementary currency. Read more

Grassroots Innovations (Stub)

Grassroots innovations are community-led solutions for sustainability. Visit their website for news and updates from a series of research projects on grassroots innovations, based at the University of East Anglia and University of Sussex. Their research aims to better understand how these innovations develop and grow, and how they can be harnessed to meet sustainability... Read more

International Journal of Community Currency Research (IJCCR)

General Description The International Journal of Community Currency Research is a online forum for distributing knowledge on community and complementary currencies.  Edited by Gill Seyfang and Colin C. Williams, it has been disseminating new scientific knowledge, research and evaluations since 1997 (IJCCR, 2013). Its extensive online catalogue of publications –by both academics and practitioners –... Read more

Open-Transactions

The Open-Transactions (OT) project is an open source project “to develop a robust, commercial-grade, fully-featured, free-software toolkit” that is easy to use and offers financial cryptography along digital cash and transaction library. Read more

REconomy Project

REconomy is a project of the Transition Network that serves as a platform to create, discuss and share knowledge and practical approaches focussed on a creating new kind of local economy based on community, society and environment Read more

SamenDoen

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  Introduction SamenDoen is a community currency in Bergen op Zoom en Tholen in The Netherlands. At the heart of this project is a fully electronic currency. Transactions can be carried out through payment terminals and near field communication (NFC) cards, a mobile app, or online. SamenDoen incentivises people with points to consume nearby, actively... Read more

Second International Conference on Complementary Currency Systems held in The Hague (Stub)

The Second International Conference on Complementary and Community Currencies was held in Lyon in 2013. The conference brought together academics, government officials, policy makers and practitioners to discuss the benefits of complementary and community currencies, as well as the challenges in their successful implementation. The conference was organised by the International Institute of Social Studies... Read more

SELC

The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) charts the changing legal territory of the new economy, educating communities and individuals about the possibilities and limits of creative economic structures, and advocating for laws that clear the way for more sustainable economic development. Read more

ZFSÖ magazine (Stub)

The Journal of Social Economics was founded in 1964 by a group of critics of neoclassical economics standard that recognized early on that the West German, economic miracle ‘would not be permanent. In contrast to the neoclassical axiom, according to which the money is neutral, they just saw in the non-neutrality of money the main... Read more