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

Dec
13

EV Charging Stations and Multi-Family Housing: Overcoming the Obstacles

Dec 13, 2016; 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office downtown Los Angeles
Dec
15

Technical Working Group

Dec 15, 2016; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Dec
20

Legislative / Communications and Membership Committee

Dec 20, 2016; 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
@ SCAG Main Office
News and Announcements
SCAG Hosting Event to Discuss Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Dec. 13
Posted December 05, 2016
SCAG invites regional leaders to a discussion about bringing electric-vehicle charging...
PRESS RELEASE: SoCal adds more than 1 million since recession; Details released at Southern California Economic Summit
Posted November 30, 2016
Southern California has added more than 1 million jobs since the Great Recession bottomed out and...

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.