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CounterCoin and the Environmental Impact of Venues (Guest Blog by James Scott Vandeventer)

The recent report from the University of Keele, A Comparison of the Environmental Performance of Sports and Entertainment Venues for a Range of Percentage Capacities opens the debate about how to make ticketing at sports and entertainment venues work better. The report, commissioned by CounterCoin, points to ways that CounterCoin and other alternative currencies can […]

An Introduction to CounterCoin (by Brian Leyland)

Our colleague Brian Leyland, has written this fairly weighty but informative INTRODUCTION TO COUNTERCOIN piece. It’s mainly for internal purposes but we think it’s worth sharing. Have a read of it if you are interested in discovering more about CounterCoin. CounterCoin is a groundbreaking volunteer reward scheme, under which time spent by volunteers making a […]

What’s not to like about CounterCoin ? (Guest blog by Carolyn Kagan)

Posted on 3 December, 2018 by The Steady State Manchester team Flyer for the Countercoin Challenge by Carolyn Kagan (The second of two pieces about Countercoin.  The first by Mike Riddell set out the basic philosophy and reported on the event that Carolyn mentions below.) There are some great things happening in the Potteries and Newcastle-Under-Lyme – couldn’t they happen in […]

Guest Bloggers blog.placemanagement.org

CounterCoin and Cultural Squatters in Newcastle-Under-Lyme The weekly CounterCoin meeting at Cultural Squatters (photo credit: Jeremy Cliffe) by Nikos Ntounis and James Scott Vandeventer Alternative currencies have been around for many years, to the point that they can be seen as a rather old technology for dealing with societal, economic, and developmental changes. Indeed, the […]

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