Nathan Irons

Nathan Irons is a founding member of 1% For The Planet and the founder of Bluestone Life, a national insurance organization promoting change by inspiring people to align their values with their finances. Nathan was born and raised in Vermont. He served in the US Navy, is an avid reader and has a deep appreciation for how integrating family, community, and planetary health into decision-making can dramatically improve a family’s quality of life, and their positive impact. He has a long history of entrepreneurial activity in the financial services industry, and has increasingly gravitated toward business ideas and concepts that initiate systems change. Nathan lives in Vermont with his wife and daughter.

3 words to describe Nature? 

Beautiful. Solemn. Interconnected

3 things Nature taught you? 




3 most treasured Nature spots? 




When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel...? 


When you see a forest, it makes you feel...? 

Alive and respectful

When you see a volcano, it makes you feel...? 


When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel...? 

Peaceful & Grateful

When you hear thunder, it makes you feel...? 

Depth and power

When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel...? 

Like going outside

Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person? 

Mountainous Forest

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being? 


Share with us a childhood nature memory? 

Spending an entire day playing with rocks in a Vermont brook that ran through a forest where tree roots reached into the water and I could smell the evergreens.