As investors shift their focus to long-term, market-altering themes, interest in thematic investing is growing, with fund AUM increasing almost tenfold over the last decade. Using a variety of methods ranging from tried-and-true to leading-edge, thematic solutions are designed to capture opportunities associated with specific megatrends that are currently shaping economies, businesses, and societies around the world. 


Bringing Megatrends to Life

Our offerings span five major categories targeting world-shaping structural trends.

S&P DJI Themes


Featured Indices

Following is a sampling of indices from our five thematics categories. To view more, download our Thematics Index Directory.


S&P DJI Knows Thematics

Since launching our first thematic index family—the Dow Jones Internet Indices—in 1999, we have become the leading thematics index provider as measured by AUM tied to ETFs tracking our indices. Our indices offer the following features:

Broad coverage of thematics trends around the world
Transparent, rules-based methodologies that eliminate biases which may exist in more active approaches
Advanced constituent selection techniques based on business-line classification (including granular industry classification), revenue exposure, proprietary ESG metrics, big data, and machine learning
Cost-efficient solutions compared with active alternatives
Diversification due to tracking a large selection of stocks

We have the capabilities and resources to bring diverse themes to life.


Pioneering Thematics for More than Two Decades

Pioneering Thematics for More than Two Decades

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