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

Jul
16

Technical Working Group

Jul 16, 2020; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
Jul
21

Legislative / Communications and Membership Committee

Jul 21, 2020; 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
Jul
21

Toolbox Training: Measuring the Region’s Progress with the Green Region Initiative Sustainability Indicators Map

Jul 21, 2020; 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ PHONE/ZOOM CONFERENCE ONLY, NO IN-PERSON MEETING
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG Regional Council adopts resolution to close the gap of racial injustice, will provide $1 million to promote equitable economic and housing strategies
Posted July 02, 2020
Los Angeles – The Regional Council of Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) adopted...
Regional Council Approves Recommendations for 2020 Scholarship Awards
Posted July 02, 2020
The Regional Council today voted to approve the Scholarship Committee recommendations for the 2020...

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.