A Legacy of Sustainability Ethic Furman University traces its history of strong leadership on environmental issues back thirty years. More recently, in 2007, President David E. Shi led the campus to become a charter signatory to the ACUPCC. This commitment set in motion a campus-wide conversation that has resulted in the deep, broad commitment to... Keep reading
David E. Shi Center for Sustainability at Furman University
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At the Shi Center for Sustainability, we are more than a thought leader in higher education. Sure, we are constantly seeking ways to infuse sustainability into Furman's curriculum and operations. But as global citizens with a vested interest in leading our society toward a more sustainable future, our programs and ideas extend beyond Furman's campus to make a significant impact.
Our resolute focus—teaching the ethics of sustainability and graduating global citizens who act sustainably in their professional and personal lives—is at the core of all our activities. We provide a hub where educators, students and community leaders can work together, exploring the most complex issues of sustainability. By bringing these minds together, we have the ability to partner on campus and community projects to generate solutions that can be modeled across the globe.
Learn more about our work.