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

APA California Conference

Sep 23, 2017; All Day Event
@ Sacramento Convention Center
Sep
26

Transportation Conformity Working Group

Sep 26, 2017; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Sep
29

Mobility21 Summit: Transforming California

Sep 29, 2017; All Day Event
@ Disneyland Hotel
News and Announcements
2017 FTIP Proposed Amendment #17-11
Posted August 15, 2017
The Southern California Association of Governments is in receipt of the 2017 Federal Transportation...
SCAG to Co-Host Forum on Electric Drive Transit Buses
Posted July 20, 2017
​The SCAG Clean Cities program and the LAEDC e4 Mobility Alliance are co-hosting a forum on...

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.