The Banco Palmas : the success of a social currency[Initiative] by Sabrina Gonçalves Krebsbach

2015-04-27

The author is part of the Alternative Management third year specialization program at HEC Paris

The Banco Palmas, which is the first community development bank in Brazil, is a very successful circular economy initiative to fight against exclusion and poverty. It has inspired many other community development banks in Brazil and in the world

Quote article  Sabrina Gonçalves Krebsbach, « The Banco Palmas : the success of a social currency », 27 april 2015, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Initiative]
http://appli6.hec.fr/amo/Articles/Entry/Item/379.sls

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