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

Aug
28

2015 Mobility 21 Summit: Competitive California

Aug 28, 2015; 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
@ Disneyland Hotel, 1150 Magic Way, Anaheim
Aug
31

Environmental Justice Workshop

Aug 31, 2015; 5:30 PM-7:30 PM
@ Ovitt Family Community Library, 215 E. C Street, Ontario, CA 91764
News and Announcements
2015 Solar Decathlon Hosted by City of Irvine
Posted August 20, 2015
​The U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon returns to the Orange County Great Park for its...
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: August 2015
Posted August 06, 2015
​SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter for August.

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.