Measuring local community investment
As reported in our 2015 Annual Report, during the year AGL has measured the economic impact of the Camden, Gloucester and Hunter gas projects by tracking levels of community investment, the total and percentage spend on local suppliers, and the contributions of projects to local employment.
In FY2015, across the Camden, Gloucester and Hunter projects, AGL has spent over $7,630,700 on local suppliers, (representing 30%, 10% and 61% respectively of the supplier spend for each individual project during FY2015), invested over $101,500 in local community projects, and had local employment rates of 71%, 36% and 100% (respectively) with a combined salary spend on local employees of over $5,366,156.
Further details will be available in our 2015 Sustainability Report, which will be released later in 2015. Historical information is available in our 2014 Sustainability Report.
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