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
01

Labor Day Holiday

Sep 01, 2014; All Day Event
@ SCAG Offices Are Closed
Sep
03

League of California Cities 2014 Annual Conference & Expo

Sep 03, 2014; All Day Event
@ Los Angeles
Sep
05

2014 Mobility21 Summit

Sep 05, 2014; 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
@ Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA
News and Announcements
Press Release: Six-County SCAG Region Awarded More Than $115 Million to Support Active Transportation Programs
Posted August 25, 2014
​Active transportation efforts in Southern California received a major financial boost with the...
Press Release: On the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty, Leaders and Stakeholders from Throughout SoCal Gather to Push for Collaborative Solutions
Posted August 20, 2014
​​Fifty years after Congress passed the Economic Opportunity Act, poverty remains a national,...

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.