What is Union Inspires?
For the past several seasons, Union Saint-Gilloise has been involved in different actions and projects, both locally and for our collaborators, both socially and ecologically, in order to preserve the environment as much as possible and to allow future generations to have a healthy life.
Union Inspires timeline
Union launched a sustainable development project and was a pioneer in Belgium. Creation of the Union Foundation, which aims to develop and implement the social aspect of the club.
Since the 2019/2020 season, supporters have been drinking from reusable and recyclable cups in Joseph Marien stadium.
The Joseph Marien stadium is the first Belgian stadium to set up different bins for selective sorting.
Union Saint Gilloise is the first Belgian club to participate in the United Nations Sport for Climate Action program. For the first time, Union SG has calculated its ecological footprint for the 2019-2020 season.
Union Saint Gilloise is the first football club in Belgium to publish its sustainable development strategy.
The club's sustainable development strategy, entitled Union Inspires, is based on four pillars:
Social Impact of Union Foundation
Sustainable partners for the club
News on Union Inspires
The latest on all our projects
28 November 2023
Union flies with sustainable fuel from Brussels Airlines
Brussels, 28 November 2023 - Union Saint-Gilloise and Brussels Airlines agree to purchase Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) for all of the football club's international travel from now on. SAF is a more sustainable fuel that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 per cent*. From now on, 100 per cent of SAF will be purchased for all of Union's international travel. Union is the first European football club to sign such an agreement.
16 October 2023
Union commits to air quality project in Brussels
Following its collaboration with the CurieuzenAir project from two years ago, Union is supporting the ExpAir project.
19 September 2023
Our third kit, made to inspire
Our 2023/24 third kit, in the colours of Europe. After every match in which the Unionists have played in this shirt, we will auction all matchworn shirts in aid of our foundation, Union Inspires. More info below.