SOL Project

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The SOL Project is an innovative French complementary currency designed to promote a "solidarity economy". The project is being financed by the European Commission and pilot tested in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Île-de-France and Brittany.

SOL was initiated by Patrick Viveret and Dominique Picard and has received praise from president Jacques Chirac.[1] Supporters believe that SOL will raise the standard of living for low income participants while building local economy.

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  1. ^ Yasuyuki Hirota. "Europe's Move To 'Complementary Currencies'". OhmyNews (June 06, 2004). Retrieved 1 August 2006. 

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