​​​​​​​​​​Vision and Strategy​​​

​​Positioned for Sustainable Growth​​

Our Vision and Values​​

At CenterPoint Energy, our vision is to "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 value our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities we serve. We're committed to doing business every day with:

  • Safety
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Initiative
  • Respect

Our Strategy​

CenterPoint Energy’s corporate strategy is: Operate, serve and grow innovative, customer-focused energy delivery businesses that provide superior performance. The three words that characterize this strategy speak volumes about how far our company has come and why we are confident about our future:


  • Ensure safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally responsible energy delivery businesses
  • Utilize new and innovative technology to enhance performance​


  • Add value to energy delivery through superior customer service, new technology and innovation
  • Provide leadership in the communities we serve


  • 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
  • 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