Founded in 2002 by the merger of 11 municipal companies in Emilia-Romagna, Hera Group is now among the nation’s largest multi-utilities and works mainly in the environment (waste management), water (aqueduct, sewerage and purification) and energy (electricity, gas distribution and sales, energy services) sectors. Other services offered include public lighting and telecommunications.
Its range of activities undergoes continuous and constant development, with over 9,000 employees who meet the needs of 5 million citizens in over 300 municipalities mainly located in Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Marche, Tuscany and Abruzzo.
Listed since 2003, during 2019 Hera shares have been included in the FTSE MIB, the main index of Borsa Italiana, which comprises the 40 largest stocks listed on the Italian stock exchange in terms of capitalisation, liquidity and trading volume. Furthermore, in 2020 Hera has been the first Italian multi-utility to become part of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), World and Europe, positioning itself as “Industry leader” among the 3,500 companies with the highest capitalisation in the world evaluated.