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.
|N||2016||2017||2018||% of 2018 total|
|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%|
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.