Furman is consistently recognized in national programs as a leader in building sustainable college campuses. In addition to being certified as a Tree Campus USA
school since 2008, Furman is consistently profiled in the Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges
and has been named an overall Sustainability leader and a Campus Sustainability leader in the College Sustainability Report Card.
In 2009, in recognition of Furman's innovative sustainability master plan and long-term sustainability vision, the university was recognized as a Campus Sustainability Leader
by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) and as a Climate Champion
by Clean Air-Cool Planet.