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Why Jeff Bezos Went From No. 1 to No. 87

On The Gist, why the Harvard Business Review’s list of top-performing CEOs has adopted a new formula. The magazine’s editor Adi Ignatius explains why this year’s rankings decided to factor in ESG, the catchall term used to discuss a company’s sustainability and ethical impact. Plus, what you learn when you actually listen closely to the words of Ben Carson.

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