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
18

CDIAC Seminar: Special Assessment Districts: Approaches for Achieving Successful Outcomes

Sep 18, 2014; 8:30 AM-4:00 PM
@ Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K St, Sacramento, CA
Sep
18

Technical Working Group

Sep 18, 2014; 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
@ SCAG Main Office
Sep
18

ARB Public Workshop on Senate Bill 375 Regional Targets Update Process

Sep 18, 2014; 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
@ SCAG Main Office, 818 West 7th Street, 12th Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90017
News and Announcements
Transportation and Heavy Industry in an Era of Low-Impact Development
Posted September 12, 2014
What does a "low impact" heavy freight rail line look like? Can the roads of the 21st century...
SCAG Spotlight E-Newsletter: September Edition
Posted September 11, 2014
​This month's issue of SCAG's Spotlight E-Newsletter highlights the approval of the 2015 Federal...

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.