On September 11, 2015 Joseph Bismark, on behalf of his international conglomerate the Qi Group, accepted membership into the United Nations Global Compact Network, according to an article published on Yahoo Finance .
Acceptance into this prestigious membership means that Bismark and the Qi Group, which he established in 1998 and is the parent group of QNET commits itself to improve its functions in several areas such as anti-corruption, labor rights, human rights and the environment, and is a huge privilege and honor and will allow the Qi Group to access the United Nations vast and extensive knowledge and experience in solving development issues and increasing sustainability.
In 2008 Joseph Bismark took on the role of Group Managing Director and as such is based in Singapore so that he can best oversee the groups business operations and functions, and since was essential to founding QNET as well as RYTHEM, the Social Responsibility department of the Qi Group. Think of it as The Qi Groups Conscience. Over the years, joseph Bismark has shown himself to be a versatile, ethical, and dynamic leader. Running the company on a philosophy of mutual respect an understanding, the simple life that he maintains has allowed him to grow the company without losing site of the core values that made it successful to begin with. Showing a care for the wellbeing of the planet as well as his own employees, Bismark has been an essential drive into the companies venture into wellness and healthy living, as well as organic foods.
Much of this philosophy has come from Joseph Bismarks unique upbringing. Starting his life in great wealth, he chose to leave those comforts at the early age of nine to venture into the mountain area of the Philippines and seek out an ashram there, commiting himself to the life of a monk, and remaining their until the age of seventeen, when he returned to the corporate world. This experience as child allowed him to cement a unique position in the corporate landscape, and showing that it is not only possible to inject spirituality into the doings of a corporate, but that said corporation can thrive from doing so. Despite achieving such great things, Bismakr is not just business. As an author of blogs and books, he bestows the great lessons he has learned on anyone that wishes to learn them.