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A complementary currency for Nantes?

A funny video that remarks that money is essentially an agreement between people.

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SamenDoen: A disruptive way to co-deliver public services

Edgar Kampers introduces SamenDoen: A disruptive way to co-deliver public services in an equal and reciprocal relationship between professionals, patients, their families and their neighbours at the 15th International Conference for Integrated Care in Edinburgh.

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Introducing TradeQoin

In this video, several enthusiastic entrepreneurs highlight the benefits they gain through TradeQoin. This video is part of the crowdfunding campaign. Learn more here.  

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TradeQoin launching event

Why so many entrepreneurs are keen on joining TradeQoin? Here some reasons! This video is from the TradeQoin launch event that took place on 20th March 2014 at the Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam

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Edgar Kampers introduces Qoin

Edgar Kampers tells about Qoin and the community currency programmes that we support. Part of the Community Currencies Conference 2013 series.

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CC3 (QoinWare) IT platform for community currencies - Simon Woolf

QOIN IT Director Simon Woolf explains CC3 (QoinWare) IT platform for community currencies and the reasons for its development. Part of the CCS conference series.

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What are the objective of community currency programmes?

Edgar Kampers discusses the process of starting up community currency programmes the objectives they can achieve.

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How local currencies give value for money

Simon Woolf shares how the pioneering Brixton Pound has helped to boost the local economy and restore a sense of community pride in the area.

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From a monoculture to a monetary ecosystem - Bernard Lietaer

Bernard Lietaer explains why shifting the paradigm from a monoculture to a monetary ecosystem is essential for a prosperous world that stays within its ecological boundaries. Part of the CCS conference series.  

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Community Currencies in Action project - Leander Bindewald

Why are community currencies special, what could they mean for us, and what is the Community Currencies in Action (CCIA) project? Leander Bindewald of the New Economics Foundation explains. Part of the CCS conference series.      

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The Bristol Pound - Ciaran Mundy

Bristol Pound Director Ciaran Mundy explains the local currency and the thinking behind it. Part of the CCS conference series.

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The Brixton Pound - Susan Steed

Susan Steed explains the Brixton Pound and its potential for developing a thriving community. Part of the CCS conference series.  

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Why finance needs new tools? - Harry te Riele

Harry te Riele describes how finance is currently unable to help solve our problems, and why it needs new tools, such as community currencies. Part of the CCS conference series.

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What is wrong with money? - Tony Greenham

Where does money come from? Tony Greenham (Head of Head of Finance and Business at nef – the new economics foundation), explains two of the biggest problems of conventional money. Part of the Community Currencies Conference 2013 series.

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The strengths of community currencies - Tony Greenham

Tony Greenham (Head of Head of Finance and Business at nef – the new economics foundation),  discusses the strengths of community currencies, and why central banks and governments should welcome transparent initiatives in this area. Part of the Community Currencies Conference 2013 series.

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The Bangla Pesa community currency in Kenya - Jem Bendell

Professor Jem Bendell tells about the Bangla Pesa, a community currency in Kenya. Part of the CCS conference series.  

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The BerkShares community currency in the US - Alice Maggio

Alice Maggio tells about the BerkShares, a successful community currency in the US. Part of the CCS conference series.  

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How local government adapts to community currencies?

Frank van Erkel (from the Municipality of Amsterdam) explains the changes in governance taking place following the implementation of Makkie, the community currency in Amsterdam east district. Part of the CCs conference series.

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The Debt Growth Imperative - Thomas Greco

Thomas Greco explains why our current money system is a major cause of our continuous need for economic growth. Part of the CCS conference series. 

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