Invest in the future of innovation

Invest in the future of innovation

iShares megatrend ETFs target long-term trends transforming the way we live and work.

Megatrend themes - from robotics to genomics to clean energy - are expected to alter our personal and professional routines for decades to come.
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Megatrends are the transformational forces changing our future
Megatrends align beliefs about the future with intuitive growth stories to help differentiate your traditional portfolio and invest in areas that your clients care about.
Megatrends are the transformational forces changing our future

BlackRock believes five key trends will drive seismic shifts today and for years to come:

Technological breakthrough
Technological breakthrough
Insight: More than 50% of all occupations envision 30% or more of their basic work activities being improved by automation. 1
Climate change & resource scarcity
Climate change & resource scarcity
Insight: 50% of the world’s energy is predicted to come from solar and wind by 2050.2
Demographics & social change
Demographics & social change
Insight: COVID-19 accelerated the pace for innovation in health breakthroughs.
Emerging global wealth
Emerging global wealth
Insight: The global middle class is the fastest-growing consumer group. 3
Rapid urbanization
Rapid urbanization
Insight: 2/3 of the world’s population will reside in cities by 2050, roughly 2x the percentage from 1950. 4