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"It's easy to make a buck. It's a lot tougher to make a difference."
Tom Brokaw

 
About Nettleton Strategies
 
"Resolving Complex Public Policy and Business Issues"


Carl Nettleton

What We Do
Nettleton Strategies' key strengths are:

  • Group facilitation
  • Collaborative strategy
  • Situational analysis
  • Communication strategy
  • Project management

    Combining these and other services with a broad base of content expertise allows the firm to move quickly into problem solving for clients.

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    Events
     
    June 24, 2010, 8:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., Community Relations from the Construction Manager and Owners' Perspectives, Mission Valley Marriott, hosted by the Construction Management Association of America.


    June 24, 2010, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) Munk Lab, hosted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.


    June 25, 2010, 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m., " Peter Benchley Awards," California Academy of the Sciences, San Francisco, hosted by the Blue Frontier Campaign.

     

     
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    June 21, 2010

    "The Nett Report" shares information coming across our desktops with clients and friends of Nettleton Strategies. In turn, we encourage you to share this report with your friends and associates. If "The Nett Report" was forwarded to you, please sign up by clicking on the link at the bottom of this email. You can also remove your name from "The Nett Report" list if you don't want to receive it in the future. Your comments are welcome at info@nettstrategies.com.

    Some items in this edition you won't want to miss:


    Interested in presentations on topical issues? Nettleton Strategies can provide compelling presentations on a number of issues.

     
    Water
     
    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California has convened a Blue Ribbon Panel "to make recommendations for new business models and strategies to position Metropolitan to meet our region's water related needs and to provide for sustainability for Southern California in coming decades."

     
    Ocean
     
    If you wonder what you need to know about sustainable seafood, check out the " Catch of the Day: The Confounding Nature of Sustainable Seafood."

     
    Transportation
     
    The U.S. Conference of Mayors has released a study that found the high-speed rail project would increase the Los Angeles economy by $4.3 billion annually while creating 55,000 new jobs.


    A New York traffic expert has created an enormous spreadsheet to end Manhattan's gridlock by "recreating the economic and environmental impact of every single car, bus, truck, taxi, train, subway, bicycle, and pedestrian moving around New York City." The objective is to determine "which mix of tolls and surcharges would create the greatest benefit for the largest number of people."

     
    Energy
     
    The U.S. government has launched a new web site to provide comprehensive information about the the Gulf oil spill. The site contains everything trom the trajectory of the spill to places where Gulf residents can make claims.


    The U.S. Coast Guard has announced a research opportunity to organize the collection and enhancement of the Deepwater Horizon Response Team assessments of technology assistance offers.

     
    Worth Knowing!
     
    See National Geographic's photo of the month for June: an image of the seaside village of Manarola, Italy.


    The Good Neighbor Environmental Board has released its " Blueprint for Action on the US - Mexico Border" to the President and Congress. The report makes recommendations for resolving human health and environmental issues on the border. The North American Development Bank has also released its annual report.


    According to Wired Magazine, "the key to cutting carbon dioxide emissions is getting a handle on the variables." It proposes a formula: F=Pgef. F=global CO2 emissions, P=global population, g=consumption per person, e=energy intensity of the gross world product, and f=carbon used to make all that energy.

     

     



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