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

Sep
30

Regional Transit Technical Advisory Committee

Sep 30, 2020; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
Sep
30

Special Meeting of the Executive Administration Committee

Sep 30, 2020; 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
Oct
01

Community, Economic and Human Development Committee Meeting

Oct 01, 2020; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG Wins Two Awards from the American Planning Association
Posted September 22, 2020
The American Planning Association’s California Chapter has honored the Southern California...
PRESS RELEASE: New Clean Truck Partnership will Invest $10 Million for Goods Movement
Posted September 17, 2020
​The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC)and SCAG announced today a new...

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.