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

Apr
16

South Coast AQMD Carl Moyer Program General Workshop

Apr 16, 2014; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAQMD Headquarters, Room CC-2, 21865 Copley Drive, Diamond Bar, CA 91765
Apr
17

2014 State of the Region Inland Empire Economic Partnership

Apr 17, 2014; All Day Event
@ DoubleTree Hotel, Ontario
Apr
22

NAFTANEXT

Apr 22, 2014; All Day Event
@ Palmer House Hotel, Chicago
News and Announcements
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: April Edition
Posted April 03, 2014
​The latest issue of SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter is now available.
Press Release: SCAG: Report Shows Film and Television Tax Credits Work Better Than Thought
Posted March 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES–California’s Film and Television Tax Credit Program returned an impressive 11 percent...

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.