Ted Turner



Throughout his career, Ted Turner has received recognition for his entrepreneurial acumen, sharp business skills, leadership qualities and his unprecedented philanthropy.

Whether in billboard advertisement, cable television, sports team ownership, sailing, environmental initiatives or philanthropy – Turner’s vision, determination, generosity and forthrightness have consistently given the world reason to take notice.

Turner is co-chairman of NTI, a charitable organization working to reduce the global threats from nuclear, biological and chemical weapons; chairman of the Turner Foundation, Inc., which supports efforts for improving air and water quality, developing a sustainable energy future to protect the earth’s climate, safeguarding environmental health, maintaining wildlife habitat protection and developing practices and policies to curb population growth rates; chairman of the United Nations Foundation, which promotes a more peaceful, prosperous and just world; and a partner in the Ted's Montana Grill restaurant chain, which operates in more than 55 locations nationwide.

Turner is also chairman of Turner Enterprises, Inc., a private company, which manages his business interests, land holdings and investments, including the oversight of two million acres in 12 states and in Argentina, and more than 50,000 bison head.


US Can't Ignore Nuclear Threat

In an op-ed in USA Today, Ted Turner calls for increased awareness of the nuclear weapons threat by U.S. and Russian leaders, the media, and the global community.

Senator Nunn's Remarks at the CNN World Report Conference

Senator Nunn, Ted Turner and General Habiger (U.S. Air Force, Ret.) participated in a panel on the global nuclear threat at the CNN World Report Conference, which brings together journalists from around the world.

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