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

Nov
18

LA CoMotion Conference and Festival

Nov 15, 2017; All Day Event
@ Los Angeles, California
Nov
21

Legislative / Communications and Membership Committee

Nov 21, 2017; 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
Nov
23

Thanksgiving Day Holiday

Nov 23, 2017; All Day Event
@ SCAG Offices Are Closed
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: Ventura County falls into recession after weakest 3 years since the '90s; details to be released at Southern California Economic Summit
Posted November 09, 2017
Ventura County suffered a significant recession in 2016, capping off a three-year period of weak...
PRESS RELEASE: Inland Empire nearing 300,000 new jobs since 2011; details to be released at Southern California Economic Summit
Posted November 09, 2017
The Inland Empire is fast approaching 300,000 jobs created since 2011, led by continued strong...

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.