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Vision and Strategy
Positioned for sustainable growth

At CenterPoint Energy, our vision is "Lead the nation in delivering energy, service and value." To us this means more than just doing business, it means being guided by a set of core values that define who we are and what we believe. At CenterPoint Energy, we're committed to doing business every day with safety, integrity, accountability, initiative and respect for our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities we serve.

Our strategy is...

CenterPoint Energy’s new corporate strategy is: Operate and grow innovative, customer-focused energy delivery businesses that provide superior performance. Three words characterize the strategy –Operate, Serve, Grow – but they speak volumes about how far our company has come and why we are confident about our future.

Operate
  • Ensure safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible energy delivery businesses
  • Utilize new and innovative technology to enhance performance
Serve
  • Add value to energy delivery through superior customer service, new technology and innovation.
  • Provide leadership in the communities we serve
Grow
  • Develop a diverse and highly capable employee base.
  • Invest in core energy delivery businesses.
  • Actively govern Enable Midstream investment

To build a domestic energy company with a balanced portfolio of electric and natural gas businesses, we seek to:

  • Pursue geographic, economic and regulatory diversity
  • Capture robust organic growth in our electric and natural gas footprint and seek opportunities to acquire other regulated electric and natural gas businesses
  • Take advantage of our strategically located interstate pipeline assets and their access to active natural gas supply basins and attractive end use markets
  • Invest in gas gathering and processing assets in attractive gas producing areas
  • Expand our competitive natural gas sales and services to select commercial, industrial and utility customers
  • Remain committed to our original investment thesis of producing predictable and growing earnings and cash flow with a competitive dividend