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Cadbury Schweppes prepares financial statements because:
- As a listed company, it is legally required to do so.
- Cadbury Schweppes wants to communicate a true and fair picture of the financial state of the company to its shareowners and external analysts.
- The company values transparency and honesty and aims to reflect this is all its communications, both internally and externally.
Cadbury Schweppes won the Communication of Corporate Strategy Award at the PricewaterhouseCoopers 'Building Public Trust' awards in 2005. This publicly recognised the high standards of the company's reporting: 'a highly accessible overview of its short-term strategy, major markets and measurable targets.'