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

Jan
20

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Jan 20, 2020; All Day Event
@ SCAG Offices Are Closed
Jan
20

CANCELLED: Elected Official Briefing on the Draft Connect SoCal Plan

Jan 20, 2020; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
@ Please see new date and location
Jan
21

Elected Official Briefing on the Draft Connect SoCal Plan

Jan 21, 2020; 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
@ 30001 Ladyface Ct., Agoura Hills, CA 91301
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG appoints Sarah Jepson as Planning Director
Posted January 02, 2020
​Sarah Jepson has been appointed Planning Director for the Southern California Association of...
Call for Nominations: 2020 SCAG Sustainability Awards
Posted December 24, 2019
Recognizing Excellence in Sustainability Planning Throughout Southern California DUE FEBRUARY 6,...

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.