All data provided in this section, unless otherwise indicated, refers to the companies Hera Spa, AcegasApsAmga, Fea, Herambiente, Herambiente Servizi Industriali, Hera Comm, Hera Luce, Inrete Distribuzione Energia, Heratech and Uniflotte; intercompany purchases are excluded.
The effects on employment that the Hera Group has created in the local area are linked to the economic effects on the local communities in which it operates.
Over 60% of the companies enrolled in the supplier register are based in the area we serve (provinces of Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Padua, Pesaro-Urbino, Ravenna, Rimini and Trieste).
Marche Multiservizi had a total of 992 suppliers, of which over 56% based in the local area.
|N||2015||2016||2017||% of 2017 total|
|Total local area||2,989||3,105||2,920||61.3%|
|Other italian regions||1,777||1,935||1,761||37.0%|
|Other European Union nations||88||74||56||1.2%|
Excluding Marche Multiservizi.
In terms of economic value, Hera issued purchase orders for around Euro 592 million (66% of the total and up by about 6% over 2016), to businesses based in the area Hera serves, a percentage essentially in line with previous years.
Purchases outside the European Union were made from suppliers based in Canada, Switzerland, Israel, the Republic of San Marino, and the United States.