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


Imperial Valley Energy Summit: California's Energy Water Future

Mar 21, 2018; 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
@ Imperial Palms Hotel Resort, Holtville, CA

Special Meeting of the Bylaws & Resolutions Committee

Mar 22, 2018; 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office

Water Education for Latino Leaders Conference

Mar 22, 2018; 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
@ Holiday Inn Sacramento, California
News and Announcements
Public Listening Session for the Southern California Association of Governments Federal Certification Review
Posted March 20, 2018
A public listening session is scheduled for Tuesday, April 3, 2018 to receive input on how to...
SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter for March 2018
Posted March 01, 2018
SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter for March 2018

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.