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
27

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Jan 27, 2015; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Jan
28

Modeling Task Force Meeting

Jan 28, 2015; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Jan
29

14th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference

Jan 29, 2015; All Day Event
@ Baltimore, Maryland
News and Announcements
Guidelines, Workshops for AHSC Grants Announced
Posted January 23, 2015
​Together with the release of the 2014-15 guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable...
$1M Available for Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation
Posted January 22, 2015
The Strategic Growth Council has recently announced a Request for Grant Applications for the 2015...

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.