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35 2 3 as the participating organizations (Fig. 3) was conducted and clarified the differences between the institutions due to their respective sizes, forms of organization, and organizational culture, as well as areas of conflict and factors contributing to their success. The dialog will be organized and put into a comprehensible format by the end of 2016. The participation of several Fraunhofer Institutes in the project had a positive influence on internal cooperation The ustainability etwork intends to be more active as an initiator, furnishing a pool of ideas in liaising between research, government policy, and society in the future, and advocating positions on important topics. As an example, the Network took part in the consulta- tive process of the Citizen Science Strategy 2020 project for Germany in 2015. Fraunhofer-wide dialog for the future Fraunhofer IGB itself is a stakeholder within the greater Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. For example, women are strongly represented in management positions at IGB and contribute their experience to corporate social responsibility issues. Fol- lowing publication of the Sustainability Report in 2014, the further development of sustainable management practices in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft was discussed in a dialog held at Fraunhofer headquarters with representatives from sci- ence, commerce, government, and society. It was clear here as well that not just pioneering innovation is expected from Fraunhofer, but also that the organization comes to terms with its societal impact in particular. This task is now being incorporated into projects more. Dr. rer. nat. Birgit Haller Phone +49 711 970-4083 Contact Further information on sustainability and research in the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft: 1 UN Sustainable Development Goals. 2 LeNa project consortium. 3 Transorganizational dialog on guidelines for sustainable management practices. Funding We would like to thank the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF) for funding the project “Leitfaden Nach- haltigkeitsmanagement in außeruniversitären Forschungseinrich- tungen (LeNa)”, promotional reference 13NKE003A. Further information 23 Phone +49711970-4083