Documents For: Alternative Banking

Notes from Alternaive Banking Meeting of 11-30-11

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Notes from Alternative Banking Meeting of Wednesday 11-30-11 Held at 45 East 20th Street- Office of Independent Diplomat   Executive Summary:   Draft of –  “The Commons – A Good Bank“ was circulated and formed the basis for general and in-depth discussions of what would be the desired attributes for an alternative institution.  Attributes were […]

Simple Notes On Discussion Topics From 11/30 Meeting Of Alt. Banking Group Sub-Group

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The main idea:   – Institution(s) so great in its impact that it could replace current banking system.         Next Step for institution(s): Mission: Objective: Services: Membership:   Question/Concerns: – Doesn’t or can it address regulatory and legal issues. – Geared towards retail, not merchant banking. Does it provide capital to small businesses? – Where […]

Simple Notes On Discussion Topics From 11/30 Meeting Of Alt. Banking Group Sub-Group

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The main idea:   – Institution(s) so great in it’s impact that it could replace current banking system.         Next Step for institution(s): Mission: Objective: Services: Membership:   Question/Concerns: – Doesn’t or can it address regulatory and legal issues. – Geared towards retail, not merchant banking. Does it provide capital to small businesses? – Where […]

Proposed: The People’s Treasury Global Banking Network Mission Statement (please consider and provide feedback, to be discussed in the next meeting)

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The People’s Treasury Global Banking Network Mission Statement: All of our banks and credit unions throughout the world will be created to serve a common purpose: to transform the current system of international banking into a new system which will genuinely and verifiably be responsible, transparent, accountable, selfless, just, decentralized, competitive, efficient, and directly democratic. […]

Birth of The Commons -Notes from meeting of 11-23-11

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Birth of The Commons Notes from Alternative Banking Meeting of Wednesday 11-23-11 Held at 45 East 20th Street- Office of Independent Diplomat   Executive Summary: Basic Goal of the group was crystalized.  Goal = the actual creation of a functioning, working financial institution that will embody principals to be determined. It was decided that a […]

Alternative Banking and Social Inclusion research and policy agenda

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Please visit our educational wikispace for a summary of research on alternative banking and discussion of the policy agenda for ‘Core Principles of Alternative Banking and Social Inclusion’ http://alternativebankingandsocialinclusion.wikispaces.com/ Press release and links also available on the UCI IMTFI http://www.imtfi.uci.edu/imtfi_alternative_banking_and_social_inclusion