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

Nov
18

Self-Help Counties Coalition: Focus on the Future, Building on the Promise

Nov 17, 2019; All Day Event
@ Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego
Nov
18

Planning for Reliability Workshop: Advancing Reliability through Operations

Nov 18, 2019; 9:00 AM-4:30 PM
@ SCAG Main Office, 900 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 1700, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Nov
19

Legislative / Communications and Membership Committee

Nov 19, 2019; 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
PRESS RELEASE: SCAG releases Connect SoCal draft – a major milestone in meeting the mobility, land-use and sustainability needs for the 6-county region
Posted November 14, 2019
The Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) released a draft of Connect SoCal, its...
Proposed FTIP Amendment #19-15
Posted November 12, 2019
The Southern California Association of Governments is in receipt of the 2019 Federal Transportation...

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.