When it comes to measuring the non-financial aspects of corporate performance, most board members and executives say that companies fall short, according to a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu survey.

While 92 percent of board members and executives surveyed said that their board directors are responsible for monitoring both the financial and non-financial measures of their companies' performance, only about a third said that their companies are proficient at monitoring non-financial indicators, according to the poll of 249 companies conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit. And nearly 75 percent said that their companies are under increasing pressure to monitor non-financial indicators of corporate performance.

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