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

Aug
22

Public Hearing: Proposed RHNA Allocation Methodology

Aug 22, 2019; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
@ City of Irvine, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Irvine, CA 92606
Aug
27

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Aug 27, 2019; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Aug
27

Public Hearing: Proposed RHNA Allocation Methodology

Aug 27, 2019; 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
@ SBCTA, 1170 West 3rd Street, 2nd Floor, San Bernardino, CA 92410
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG congratulates First Vice President Randon Lane on his DOT appointment
Posted August 07, 2019
​SCAG congratulates First Vice President Randon Lane on his DOT appointment; agency will begin the...
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG Takes Important Next Step in Determining Local Housing Need
Posted August 02, 2019
​Los Angeles – The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) today opened the public...

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.