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

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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

Our track record of thematics innovation dates back to 1999, when we launched the Dow Jones Internet Indices. Since then, our capabilities have grown exponentially, making us 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 combine sophisticated construction techniques such as machine learning with thematic analysts’ expertise
Unrivaled access to a wealth of S&P Global proprietary datasets, including industry-specific data, data facilitating granular theme classification, commodities data, sustainability metrics, economic indicators and much more
Cost-efficient solutions compared with active alternatives
Diversified exposure that reduces stock-specific risk without compromising theme purity

We offer unparalleled capabilities and resources for bringing diverse themes to life.

The Case for Indexing Thematics with the S&P Kensho New Economies

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Research & Insights

  • S&P Kensho New Economies Indices

    Emerging technologies are reshaping traditional industries and creating new ones at a staggering rate.

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  • Gauging Opportunities from the Hydrogen Economy

    Hydrogen could play a vital role in the energy transition powering the global net zero initiative, see how we track the companies driving the hydrogen economy.

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  • Approaches to Benchmarking Listed Infrastructure

    How does a broad-based approach to indexing pure-play listed infrastructure influence index performance?

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  • Driving Toward a Greener Future

    The S&P Kensho Electric Vehicles Indices seek to track companies focused on producing electric road vehicles and associated subsystems.

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  • S&P Cryptocurrency Indices

    How are these innovative indices bringing transparency to an emerging asset class?

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