Nowon-gu introduces local currency, “NO-WON”
Nowon-gu, a residential district of Seoul, introduces a local currency to help its residents share their goods, knowledge, and skills with others.
Dobong-gu offered “Sharing stories with students” program
Seoul offered a program where representatives from sharing companies and students shared stories of sharing practices in order to promote sharing culture in schools.
Suwon City partners with Green Car to offer a public car-sharing program
The program offers a 24-hour free voucher for individuals and organizations participating in community service; a 10,000 won monthly voucher for households with income below 60 percent of the median income; and a 2-hour free monthly voucher for persons with disabilities and their family members.
Mapo-gu held “2016 Mapo Sharing Fair”
Mapo Sharing Fair was held at the Mapo-gu Office square on Wednesday, September 28th in an effort to introduce many local sharing practices and projects and to boost interest and participation in sharing economy among residents.
“Technology, city innovation and sharing economy” discussed at Smart Cloud Show 2016
At Smart Cloud Show 2016 held on Thursday, September 22nd, there was a session on technology, urban innovation, and sharing economy attended by various speakers including: Jong-soo Yoon, partner at Lee & Ko; Rosina Howe Teo, Chief Innovation Officer at Singapore’s Land Transport Authority; Jaeyong Lee, CEO of SOCAR; Donghyun Kim, CEO of ModuCompany; Sangho Choo, Associate Professor of Urban Design and Planning at Hongik University
Yongsan-gu scales up its sharing program
Yongsan-gu, a residential district of Seoul, has partnered with local real estate agencies to run a free rental program that gives residents access to tool sets, photocopiers, faxes, etc. It also has actively promoted its sharing program, including producing a map with 64 local shared spaces open to the public.