06.02.2013 - Can local currencies help advance global sustainability?
Local financial systems that put people and the environment at their heart are welcome, but can these new models be truly scaled? Care to buy a loaf of bread? If you are in Baltimore, Bristol, Calgary, or many other cities worldwide, you might just be able to pay for it using a very local currency. In Bristol, businesses can even pay taxes using local currency the Bristol Pound and their mayor is taking his entire salary in the new currency. New systems, like Bay Bucks in San Francisco, are popping up with increasing regularity...............................................Full Article: Source
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