How to invest in megatrends

Megatrends are powerful, transformative forces that could change the global economy, business and society and have been changing the way we live for centuries.

Broad megatrends can’t be captured in a single investment, so we identify investable themes which are driven by one of more of these trends and are narrow enough to determine what falls within the theme but also deep enough to ensure they are diversified.

Capital at Risk: The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and are not guaranteed. You may not get back the amount originally invested.

Connect megatrends to investment themes

Click on 1 or more megatrends to see the related themes and funds
Icon for Technological breakthrough
Technological
breakthrough
?
Icon for Demographics & social change
Demographics
& social change
?
Icon for Rapid urbanisation
Rapid
urbanisation
?
Icon for Climate change & resource scarcity
Climate change &
resource scarcity ?
Icon for Emerging global wealth
Emerging
global wealth
?
View themes and funds

BlackRock funds (active)

Click the view fund for more information

Fintech View fund

Future of
Transport
View fund

Next Generation
Technology
View fund

Nutrition View fund

Sustainable
Energy
View fund

Circular
Economy
View fund

iShares funds (index)

Ageing
Population
View fund

Agribusiness View fund

Automation
& Robotics
View fund

Digitalisation View fund

Digital
Security
View fund

Electric Vehicles & Driving Technology View fund

EM Consumer
Growth
View fund

Global Clean
Energy
View fund

Global Timber & Forestry View fund

Global Water View fund

Healthcare
Innovation
View fund

Inclusion &
Diversity
View fund

Learn about megatrends

Find out more about the five megatrends
shaping our investment thinking.

Learn more

Thematic investing with BlackRock & iShares
Learn more about thematic investing and why we believe in investing in the long-term trends transforming the way we live and work.
Learn more about the principles of thematic investing
Megatrends research study 2019
Research paper: Learn about the forces shaping our future
Megatrends

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