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A life insurance agency that’s working to position itself as a force for good has hired a new top executive.

Bluestone Life Insurance Company has named Carey Earle to be its president.

Nathan Irons, the Burlington, Vermont-based company’s founder, had been both the company’s president and its chief executive officer. He continues to be the CEO but has given up the title of president.

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Earle previously was assistant vice president for branding at National Life Group.

Earle has a bachelor’s degree from American University.

Before she moved to National Life, she ran a marketing and branding firm in New York.

Bluestone Life is a life insurance agency that distributes life insurance and other products from Assurity Life.

The company is operating as a “Certified B Corp.”

A Certified B Corp. is a company that has gone through a review by B Lab. B Lab is a nonprofit organization that tries to verify whether a company is trying to make the world a better place, as well as trying to make money.

Bluestone Life says it promotes social and environmental progress by spending 1% of clients’ premiums “for the planet.”

The company says the “1% for the planet” approach has led to the company contributing $500,000 to high-impact nonprofit organizations.

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