Sustainability

SCAG’s Sustainability Program works actively with Southern California communities and stakeholders to create a dynamic regional growth vision based on the principles of mobility, livability, prosperity and sustainability. The program’s work focuses on implementing the region’s Sustainable Communities Strategy, the state-mandated plan for reducing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and light trucks through integrated transportation, land use, housing and environmental planning.

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Feb
25

NACo Legislative Conference 2017

Feb 25, 2017; All Day Event
@ Washington, D.C.
Feb
28

West Coast Rail Conference

Feb 28, 2017; All Day Event
@ Downtown LA - Metro Headquarters
Feb
28

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Feb 28, 2017; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG Regional Council approves $9.6 million in funding
Posted February 03, 2017
On Feb. 2, the governing body of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) approved...
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: February 2017
Posted February 02, 2017
SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter for February 2017.

Sustainability Related Links
​The mission of the Air Resources Board (ARB) is to promote and protect public health, welfare and ecological resources through the effective and efficient reduction of air pollutants while considering the effects on the state's economy.
​Cal-Adapt provides access to data and information that has been, and continues to be, produced by the state's scientific and research community on how climate change might affect California at the local level.
​The California Energy Commission (CEC) is the state's primary energy policy and planning agency.
​California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) brings together the state's recycling and waste management programs and continues a tradition of environmental stewardship.
​The Department of Water Resources (DWR) is responsible for managing and protecting California’s water.
​California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen), Title 24, Part 11.
​The mission of the Natural Resources Agency is to restore, protect and manage the state's natural, historical and cultural resources using creative solutions based on science, collaboration and respect for all the communities and interests.