CenterPoint Energy

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is CenterPoint Energy doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 37

CenterPoint Energy has a DitchCarbon Score of 37 out of 100, indicating a lower performance in sustainability efforts. This score suggests that the company has a relatively high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. Improvements in reducing emissions and enhancing sustainability practices are needed to increase their score.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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CenterPoint Energy is part of the energy generation and distribution industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of low. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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CenterPoint Energy, located in the United States, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating. This suggests that the company’s sustainability efforts are positively influenced by the country’s overall lower environmental impact.
6.56%

...this company is doing 6.56% better in emissions than the industry average.

CenterPoint Energy, Inc., founded in 1866, is a prominent player in the energy generation and distribution industry, based in Houston. The company offers a range of services including electric transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution, and energy services operations. Serving over five million customers across states like Arkansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas, CenterPoint Energy has a longstanding history of over 140 years in the energy sector.

Bad news, CenterPoint Energy hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet.

CenterPoint Energy has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company is still in the process of defining clear, science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

CenterPoint Energy could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.
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