Recent ESG-related Awards and Recognition
One of Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies in the United States
In 2020, 2021 and 2022, Newsweek recognized America’s Most Responsible Companies based on publicly available key performance indicators derived from corporate social responsibility, sustainability and corporate citizenship reports, as well as an independent survey.
ENERGY STAR’s 18th Annual Sustained Excellence Partner of the Year Award
ENERGY STAR® honored CenterPoint Energy with the 2022 Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence award in recognition of the company’s commitment to helping customers save energy and reduce costs in its Houston electric territory. CenterPoint Energy has won the award more times than any other utility in the country.
CenterPoint Energy Takes First Place for 2021-2022 American Customer Satisfaction Index
CenterPoint Energy came in first place nationally in the 2021-2022 American Customer Satisfaction Index® (ACSI) study of investor-owned utilities. ACSI is a national economic indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of products and services available to household consumers in the United States.
2021 Tree Line USA Company
CenterPoint Energy was named a 2021 Tree Line USA company for the 15th consecutive year by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and caring throughout its service area. Tree Line USA is a partnership between the Foundation and the National Association of State Foresters that recognizes public and private utilities for pursuing practices that protect and enhance America’s urban trees.
Supplier Diversity Awards and Recognition
- Subcontractors USA – 2021 Supplier Diversity Champion Award
- Houston Business Journal’s 2021 Outstanding Supplier Diversity Award
- Houston Minority Supplier Development Council 2021 Award
- Middle Market Engagement Award Prime Supplier Engagement Award
- Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance 2021 Awards
- Cutting Edge Award for Outstanding Utilization of Women Business Enterprises
- Cutting Edge Award for Outstanding Expenditures with Women Business Enterprises
- Cutting Edge Award for Advocate of the Year
2021 Houston Bar Association Diversity Award
CenterPoint Energy received the 2021 Houston Bar Association Diversity Award in the Corporate Legal Department category. The award focuses on the promotion and successful implementation of business measures that support and expand diversity, equity and inclusion in recruiting and hiring, career advancement, mentoring opportunities, training, company policies, supplier diversity, relationships with key stakeholders and community involvement. CenterPoint Energy’s Legal team focuses on sustainable, long-term actions that build on the company’s diversity and inclusion vision.
2021 Magna Stella® Award
CenterPoint Energy’s Legal team was honored with the Magna Stella® Award in the category of Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, presented by the Texas General Counsel Forum. The Magna Stella Awards program recognizes in-house excellence in Texas corporations, organizations and government agencies.
2021 Houston Corporate Counsel Award
CenterPoint Energy’s Monica Karuturi, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, and Jason Ryan, Executive Vice President, Regulatory Services and Government Affairs, were honored with the 2021 Houston Corporate Counsel Award for Achievement in Pro Bono and Public Service by The Texas Lawbook publication and the Association of Corporate Counsel’s Houston Chapter.