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

Sep
23

APTA Annual Meeting

Sep 23, 2018; All Day Event
@ Music City Center, Nashville, TN
Sep
25

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Sep 25, 2018; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Sep
30

NARC 2018 Executive Directors' Conference

Sep 30, 2018; All Day Event
@ Cleveland, Ohio
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: Hasan Ikhrata to Depart SCAG after 10 Years as Executive Director
Posted September 14, 2018
​LOS ANGELES – Hasan Ikhrata, executive director of the Southern California Association of...
Announcing the 2018 Sustainable Communities Program Call for Applications
Posted September 14, 2018
​The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) is now accepting applications for the...

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.