Echo (Economy of Hours)

Echo

Echo is a timebank based in  East London and focusing on business-to-business exchanges. It was conceived as part of the Olympic Park (re)development process and now offers a platform for business, organizations and individuals to trade skills and time-denominated assets. It also offers its online platform to local timebanks. Read more on http://economyofhours.com

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Spice Time Credits

Overzicht Het timebankingmodel dat Spice in de voorbije tien jaar heeft ontwikkeld, gebruikt punten om de bijdrage van mensen aan hun gemeenschap te belonen. Voor elk uur dat een burger bijdraagt aan het ontwikkelen en leveren van diensten, verdient hij of zij één tijdpunt. Die punten kunnen gebruikt worden om toegang te krijgen tot evenementen,... Read more

Urstromtaler (Stub)

The Urstromtaler is a community currency being used in the landlocked states Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt in Germany. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urstromtaler 

Regio im Oberland (Stub)

One of Germany’s regional currencies (regiogeld), operating in Oberland. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Sterntaler (Stub)

The RegioGeld currency for Landkreis Berchtesgadener Land. More info: http://www.regiostar.com/

Nectar Points (Stub)

Loyalty points given to consumers when they spend money at Sainsbury, one of the largest retailer in the UK. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nectar_loyalty_card

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MLC Monnaie Locale Complémentaire (Stub)

MLC is a French term for local currencies, similar to the UK Transition Currencies, or the German Regiogeld. See: http://monnaie-locale-complementaire.net/

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Oliver LETS (Stub)

“Bath L.E.T.S. covers the city of Bath and surrounds. The scheme is open to all residents  and organisations. The currency  we use is called the ‘Oliver ’.  These are used in a more flexible way than barter, and wealth created is kept within our area.” From http://www.bathlets.org/oliver

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Waldviertler (Stub)

A Regional Currency for Waldvietler in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. More info: http://www.waldviertler-regional.at/

Emissions Trading Scheme (Stub)

Emissions trading or cap and trade is a market-based approach used to control pollution by providing economic incentives for achieving reductions in the emissions of pollutants. A central authority (usually a governmental body) sets a limit or cap on the amount of a pollutant that may be emitted. The limit or cap is allocated or sold... Read more

Lausitzer (Stub)

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Article about a concrete Currency

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Eirebank (Stub)

Éirebank is a member-owned bank which issues a new currency, the Éire, to compensate for the inadequacy of the national currency. It is a platform that allows us to create a better society for ourselves and for the next generation. http://www.eirebank.com

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Tauschring in Germany (Stub)

Tauschring is the German name for Local Exchange Trading Systems (LETS). The tauschring network provides software for many local LETS.

L’Epi Lorrain (Stub)

Community currency operating in Belgium. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Betelmark (Stub)

Community currency operating in Germany. Now known as the Bethel-Euro. Until we have added more content to this article, for more information see Wikipedia.

The Business Exchange (TBEX)

Introduction The Business Exchange was founded in 1995 by Richard Logie and Linda Sim in Aberdeen, Scotland. It functions as a trade exchange network where members can extend mutaul credit when they trade with eachother. Purpose The principle purpose of the exchange is to support the local economy by providing a platform for local business... Read more

Ropi (Stub)

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Roland (Stub)

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Rheingold (Stub)

Rheingold is a micro-currency established in 2007 enjoying around 1.000 participants. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Freitaler (Stub)

Freitaler is a a regional currency operating in Freiburg and Umgebung. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Beki (Stub)

The Beki is a regional currency operating in the Redange canton of Luxembourg. Valued one-to-one with the Euro, the Beki is designed to stimulate the SME economy and transition towards environmental sustainability. To use the currency, businesses and individuals must become members of “De Kär” – the organisation managing the Beki. Although redeemable for Euros,... Read more

BarterCard (Stub)

Bartercard is a business marketplace with 55,000 cardholders who barter-trade over £33m every month. Until we add more content to this article, visit their website for more information.

LETS in UK (Stub)

This article will provide an overview of the LETS network in the UK. Please contribute if you can!

LETS in NL (Stub)

The article will provide an overview of the LETS network in the Netherlands. Please contribute if you can!

Kekfranc (Stub)

Kekfranc is a local currency in Hungary. Until we add more content to this article, for more information visit their website.

Torekes (Stub)

The ‘Toreke’ is the local currency of Ghent’s Rabot-Blaisantvest district. Residents earn Torekes by helping out in the local community, from maintaining public spaces to running activities with local children. They can cash in their hard-earned reward at the local food shop, rent an allotment, have their bicycle repaired or buy a bus or theatre... Read more

Dam

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Introduction The Dam platform was started by seven independents in the city of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Dam Foundation was established in June 2013 and Dam was launched publicly on 1 August 2013. In the first six months, 220 accounts were activated, 80% of them being local enterprises. Dam is entirely virtual; there are no... Read more

Dreyecker (Stub)

A local currency in Germany. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

De Zuiderling (Stub)

Time based currency operating in the Rotterdam area. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

Tijdpunten (Stub)

Time based currency in the Zeeland region of the Netherlands. Until more content is added to this article, for more information visit their website.

TradeQoin

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TradeQoin is a complementary currency launched in 2013 in the Netherlands by Qoin as part of the CCIA project. It is a trade network for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that facilitates the exchange of goods and services within the network’s members through marketing and the use of a digital currency: the TradeQoin. Read more

Wara

Introduction The Wära was a stamp scrip currency used in Germany in 1926-1931 applying the concept of demurrage. It gained impetus in 1929 when a mine owner used Wära to restart a bankrupt lignite mine in Bavaria. The local economy got such a boost that many firms in Germany adopted the currency. In 1931 the... Read more

Noppes

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Introduction Noppes was the first and is one of the largest LETS in the Netherlands. Its users are inhabitants of the capital city, Amsterdam. Noppes is also the (plural) name of the currency central to the LETS. Purpose Noppes was launched with the aim to facilitate the sharing economy in Amsterdam. Using Noppes, citizens can... Read more

Makkie

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The Makkie is a timebanking currency combined with a loyalty scheme, run in the Makassarsquare neighbourhood in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Read more

WIR Bank

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The WIR Bank, or WIR (German for 'we'), is an independent community currency system in Switzerland that serves businesses in hospitality, construction, manufacturing, retail and professional services. Read more

Talente Vorarlberg

Talente Taauschkreis Voralberg (literally Talent Exchange Circle), is a time bank established in 1996 to strengthen community networks in the Voraldberg region in Austria. Read more

Barter Angels

Barter Angels is a barter network launched in the United Kingdom in 2010 that uses a virtual currency, the Barter Pound, as unit of exchange. Read more

Chiemgauer

Chiemgauer is the largest regiogeld scheme (literally regional currency) running in Germany. This form of complementary currency was launched in 2003 in Prien am Chiemsee, Bavaria by six students of the local Rudolph Steiner highschool guided by their economics teacher Christian Gelleri. Read more

e-Portemonnee

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E-portemonnee is a complementary currency that operates in order to promote environmentally conscious behaviour in 10 municipalities in the Province of Limburg, Belgium. Read more

Blaengarw TimeCentre

The Blaengarw Time Centre is a time bank founded in 2006 in Blaengarw, South Wales, United Kingdom. It is believed to be the largest time bank in Europe and possibly in the world Read more

Nu Spaarpas

The NU-Spaarpas (literally NOW-incentive card) was a community currency designed as a loyalty and reward scheme launched in 2002 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Read more

Eco-Iris

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The ‘eco-iris’ is a local currency introduced by the Brussels-Capital Region to promote environmentally sustainable behaviour and purchasing, boost the local economy and improve community conhesion. Read more

Stroud Pound

The Stroud Pound is a complementary currency launched in Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K. in 2009 by the local Transition Town initiative. Read more