8,120
workers
the induced employment generated
by Hera in 2018
62.4
million euro
for innovation and digitalisation,
22 projects in smart city, circular
economy and data analytics
68%
reused soil
in projects implemented in 2018

The effects on employment that the Hera Group has created in the local area are linked to the economic effects on the local communities it serves.

Over 60% of the companies enrolled in the supplier register are based in our service area (Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì-Cesena, Modena, Ravenna, Rimini, Triveneto and Marche).

Marche Multiservizi had a total of 916 suppliers, of which over 73% based in the local reference area.

 

Suppliers (by geographic area)
N 2016 2017 2018 % of 2018 total
Bologna area
523 461 475 9.3%
Ferrara area 160 143 148 2.9%
Forlì-Cesena area 267 237 239 4.7%
Imola-Faenza area 199 172 173 3.4%
Modena area 290 241 256 5.0%
Ravenna area 229 208 206 4.0%
Rimini area 202 170 175 3.4%
Triveneto 1,235 1,187 1,269 24.8%
Marche 101 125 2.5%
Total local  area 3,105 2,920 3,066 60.0%
Other italian regions 1,935 1,761 1,954 38.2%
Other European Union nations 74 56 65 1.3%
Other 25 28 25 0.5%
Total 5,139 4,765 5,110 100%

The data refers to the companies Hera Spa, AcegasApsAmga, AcegasApsAmga Servizi Energetici, Hera Luce, Herambiente, Fea, Herambiente Servizi Industriali, Hestambiente, Hera Comm, Inrete Distribuzione Energia, HERAtech and Uniflotte; intercompany purchases are excluded. Excluding Marche Multiservizi.

In terms of economic value, Hera issued purchase orders for around Euro 631.6 million (69% of the total and up by about 6.6% over 2017), to businesses based in the area Hera serves, a percentage substantially 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.