On 27 October 2020, the Dutch Central Bank (De Nederlandsche Bank, DNB) published a news item on the Guideline on the Use of Deforestation Risk Mitigation Solutions for Financial Institutions (the Guideline). The Guideline has been published by the Sustainable Finance Platform, which is presided by DNB. The Guideline provides an overview of services and tools available to financial institutions that can be used to map, analyse and counteract deforestation related to their financial activities. The Guideline also shares a number of best practices from the Dutch financial sector and a step-by-step advice on how to minimise deforestation.