New Guide Book: People Powered Money

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As the conventional monetary system foundered following the financial crisis in 2008, interest in new types of money and how they can be used positively within our society has surged. Projects like Bitcoin have hit the headlines. Less noted, however, are the communities around the world which have started to experiment with their own currencies... Read more

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CCIA final evaluation published


Since the 2008 financial crisis, more people are exploring alternative approaches to economics and money. In this context, community currencies – new types of money designed by communities to meet their specific needs – are coming to the fore. Complementing rather than replacing conventional money, these community currencies all seek to address economic, social and... Read more

Certified Course and Webinar


  The University of Cumbria offers the first certified course on Community Currencies as a residential module at their London campus March 18th-21st, 2015. The course will taught by Prof Jem Bendell of the Institute for Leadership an Sustainability (IFLAS), joined by Leander Bindewald from CCIA/NEF.   For more info and registration for this course,... Read more

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