Wanda Group’s mission is: “Creating Common Prosperity Through Serving the Community”. Over the past 27 years, Wanda Group has donated more than 3.8 billion yuan to numerous charitable causes, making it one of the country’s largest private donors.
In December 2014, Wanda Group unveiled a scheme to provide targeted aid to the people of Guizhou Province’s Danzhai County whereby it will invest 1 billion yuan over five years. The program will double the per capita income of local residents and lift the county out of poverty. Wanda's unique model will improve the lives of local farmers through education and development, investment in local industries and creating new jobs.
Wanda Group donated 100 million yuan towards building the Guangyuan Wanda Middle School of Sichuan Normal University (SNU) .
Wanda Group inked a strategic cooperation agreement with the Chinese Football Association. According to the agreement, Wanda will contribute 600 million yuan over three years to fund development of football in China.
Chairman Wang Jianlin personally donated 1 billion yuan to support the reconstruction of the Bao’en Temple of Nanjing. This was the largest one-time donation ever made by an individual in the history of Chinese philanthropy.
Wanda Group donated 200 million yuan to construct the Chengdu No. 7 Wanda High School. This is the largest corporate donation ever made to secondary education in China.
Wanda Group contributed 100 million yuan to Yushu, Qinghai Province, after a major earthquake hit the area. Chairman Wang Jianlin was recognized as a National Model for Earthquake Relief Work by the CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission for his contributions during the 2010 Yushu Earthquake.
Wanda Group was the first company in China to make donations to the quake-affected zones after the Great Sichuan Earthquake. Total donations made by the Wanda Group reached 350 million yuan, one of the largest sums donated by a private Chinese enterprise. Personal donations by Wanda employees averaged 1,300 yuan.
Wanda Headquarters and its local branches established volunteer stations, and all Wanda employees have become volunteers. Wanda requires every employee to participate in at least one volunteer job annually.
In 1990, a young and considerably less wealthy Wanda Group donated 1 million yuan to build a kindergarten for the teachers of Xigang District, Dalian. In 1991, Wanda donated 2 million yuan to convert the cement-covered People’s Square in Dalian into green space. In 1993, Wanda donated 20 million yuan to build the Dalian Xigang Stadium.