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

Jun
26

APTA 2019 Rail Conference

Jun 23, 2019; All Day Event
@ Sheraton Centre, Toronto
Jun
26

Toolbox Training: Planning Grants for Agricultural Conservation

Jun 26, 2019; 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Jun
27

Audit Committee

Jun 27, 2019; 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: Housing Stock Falling Further Behind Demand, Creating a Worsening Crisis, Demographic Experts Say
Posted June 12, 2019
​Los Angeles – Demographic experts warn that Southern California’s housing crisis will only worsen...
PRESS RELEASES: 2019 SCAG Scholarship Winners Approved
Posted June 06, 2019
​The Regional Council has voted to approve the Scholarship Committee recommendations for the 2019...

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.